Wiley
Wiley.com
Print this page Share
Textbook

Europe's Troubled Peace: 1945 to the Present, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-65578-8
336 pages
January 2012, ©2012, Wiley-Blackwell
Europe

This revised second edition now extends to the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century, covering the financial crisis and the related crisis in European integration, the impact of the “War on Terror” on Europe, and the redefinition of Europe following EU enlargement.

  • Thoroughly revised and expanded, this integrated history of Europe now covers the end of the Second World War up to the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century
  • Includes new sections on immigration and ethnicity in Europe after the Cold War, and the role of historical memory in contemporary Europe
  • A final new chapter assesses the role of Europe within the wider world of the twenty-first century, the financial crisis and the related crisis in European integration, the impact of the “War on Terror” on Europe, and the redefinition of Europe following EU enlargement
  • Covers the history of central and eastern Europe in depth, as well as that of Western Europe
  • Discusses in detail the impact of the Cold War across the continent
See More
List of Maps
List of Illustrations
Introduction: Europe's Troubles
1. The War and its Legacy
2. Europe between the Powers, 1945-1953
3. Restoration, Reconstruction and Revolution: Europe, 1945-1950
4. Consolidating Western Europe, 1950-1963
5. Western Europe in the 1960s
6. The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, from 1953 to the 1970s
7. Western Europe in the 1970s: Downturn and Détente
8. Western Europe in the 1980s: The Era of Thatcher, Mitterrand and Kohl
9. European Integration: From Rome to Maastricht, 1957-1992
10. The Fall of the Communist Regimes: The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1980-1991
11. Europe after the Cold War
12. Europe in the new millennium
See More

Tom Buchanan is Reader in Modern History & Politics at Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education, where he is Director of Studies in History and Politics. He has published extensively on the relationship between Britain and the Spanish Civil War. He is currently completing a major book on China and the British Left, 1925–1976. His other research interests include the history of Amnesty International.

See More
Buy Both and Save 25%!
+

Europe's Troubled Peace: 1945 to the Present, 2nd Edition (US $48.95)

-and- Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy, 1939 to the Present (US $43.95)

Total List Price: US $92.90
Discounted Price: US $69.67 (Save: US $23.23)

Buy Both
Cannot be combined with any other offers. Learn more.
Back to Top