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The Vanquished

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Description for The Vanquished Paperback. Num Pages: 388 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJ; HBG; HBJD; HBTV; HBTZ; HBWN; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
'A breathtaking, magisterial panorama, telling the epic story of post-war anarchy, dying empires and rising nation states. It makes us rethink our understanding of Europe's twentieth century' David Motadel, The Times Literary Supplement For the Western allies 11 November 1918 has always been a solemn date - the end of fighting which had destroyed a generation, and also a vindication of a terrible sacrifice with the total collapse of their principal enemies: the German Empire, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. But for much of the rest of Europe this was a ... Read more

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About Robert Gerwarth
Robert Gerwarth is Professor of Modern History at University College Dublin and Director of its Centre for War Studies. He is the author of The Bismarck Myth and a biography of Reinhard Heydrich. He has studied and taught in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France.

Reviews for The Vanquished
This is difficult, often horrifying reading, but Gerwarth provides an essential contribution to our understanding of the interwar years.
Jay Freeman
A clear and excellent account of the abrupt break-up of the Habsburg, Hohenzollern, Ottoman and Romanov empires and the difficult birth of their successor states during 1917-23
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