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The Resource Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe

Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe

Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II
Title
Savage continent
Title remainder
Europe in the aftermath of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Keith Lowe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the disorder in Europe after World War II, describing the brutal acts against Germans and collaborators, the anti-Semitic beliefs that reemerged, and the Allied-tolerated expulsions of citizens from their ancestral homelands
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1970-
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Lowe, Keith
Dewey number
940.554
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Communism
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-441) and index
Contents
The legacy of war. Physical destruction ; Absence ; Displacement ; Famine ; Moral destruction ; Hope ; Landscape of chaos -- Vengeance. The thirst for blood ; The camps liberated ; Vengeance restrained : slave labourers ; German prisoners of war ; Vengeance unrestrained : Eastern Europe ; The enemy within ; Revenge on women and children ; The purpose of vengeance -- Ethnic cleansing. Wartime choices ; The Jewish flight ; The ethnic cleansing of Ukraine and Poland ; The expulsion of the Germans ; Europe in microcosm : Yugoslavia ; Western tolerance, Eastern intolerance -- Civil war. Wars within wars ; Political violence in France and Italy ; The Greek Civil War ; Cuckoo in the nest : Communism in Romania ; The subjugation of Eastern Europe ; The resistance of the 'Forest Brothers' ; The Cold War mirror
Control code
8ocm09613297
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xx, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250033567
Lccn
2011279703
Other physical details
ill., maps.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011279703
Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-441) and index
Contents
The legacy of war. Physical destruction ; Absence ; Displacement ; Famine ; Moral destruction ; Hope ; Landscape of chaos -- Vengeance. The thirst for blood ; The camps liberated ; Vengeance restrained : slave labourers ; German prisoners of war ; Vengeance unrestrained : Eastern Europe ; The enemy within ; Revenge on women and children ; The purpose of vengeance -- Ethnic cleansing. Wartime choices ; The Jewish flight ; The ethnic cleansing of Ukraine and Poland ; The expulsion of the Germans ; Europe in microcosm : Yugoslavia ; Western tolerance, Eastern intolerance -- Civil war. Wars within wars ; Political violence in France and Italy ; The Greek Civil War ; Cuckoo in the nest : Communism in Romania ; The subjugation of Eastern Europe ; The resistance of the 'Forest Brothers' ; The Cold War mirror
Control code
8ocm09613297
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xx, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250033567
Lccn
2011279703
Other physical details
ill., maps.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011279703

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