The Resource The vanquished : why the First World War failed to end, Robert Gerwarth, (electronic resource)

The vanquished : why the First World War failed to end, Robert Gerwarth, (electronic resource)

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The vanquished : why the First World War failed to end
Title
The vanquished
Title remainder
why the First World War failed to end
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Robert Gerwarth
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eng
Summary
In The Vanquished, a highly original and gripping work of history, Robert Gerwarth asks us to think again about the true legacy of the First World War. In large part it was not the fighting on the Western Front that proved so ruinous to Europe's future, but the devastating aftermath, as countries on both sides of the original conflict were savaged by revolutions, pogroms, mass expulsions, and further major military clashes. If the war itself had in most places been a struggle mainly between state-backed soldiers, these new conflicts were predominantly perpetrated by civilians and paramilitaries, and driven by a murderous sense of injustice projected onto enemies real and imaginary. In the years immediately after the armistice, millions would die across central, eastern, and southeastern Europe before the Soviet Union and a series of rickety and exhausted small new states would come into being. It was here, in the ruins of Europe, that extreme ideologies such as fascism would take shape. As absorbing in its drama as it is unsettling in its analysis, The Vanquished is destined to transform our understanding of not just the First World War but of the twentieth century as a whole
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Gerwarth, Robert
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940.5/1
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LC call number
D523
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history
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Narrated by Michael Page
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  • Page, Michael
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  • HISTORY / General
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • War and society
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Political violence
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
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The vanquished : why the First World War failed to end, Robert Gerwarth, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (10 hr., 49 min.)
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online
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9781515980377
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computer
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rdamedia
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1cbca230-98e8-4470-81cc-632984d09c3d
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Z100118563
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(OCoLC)964397061
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Label
The vanquished : why the First World War failed to end, Robert Gerwarth, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 49 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515980377
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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1cbca230-98e8-4470-81cc-632984d09c3d
Publisher number
Z100118563
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)964397061
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