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Oct 07, Tom Ritman-Meer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Julian rated it liked it Jan 18, Patrick Paterson rated it really liked it Jun 28, At its worst the book is a narrative political history of Britain, France, Germany and Italy with occasional mentions of other countries. It is also interesting since Joll wrote before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Yes there are omissions and curious judgements but it does provide a readable introduction to recent European history – but it is 11870 introduction and not a destination. The book grew on me as I read. At its worst the book is a narrative political history of Britain, France, Germany and Italy with occasional me A solid narrative political history with cultural and some social asides that covers Europe from circa to circa unevenly.
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Europe Since An International History by James Joll
Natalie Warren rated it liked it Euripe 02, There simply isn’t enough space to deal convincingly with the subject matter. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Portugal is mentioned as an imperial siince and then disappears until it joins the EEC, Austria gets a handful of mentions after WWI in at least four of which we are told that Dollfuss was assassinated in less significant I would have thought than the assassination of Walter Rathenau in which only merits two mentionsthe downside of this is that when events are covered – like the Colonels Coup in Greece, they come out of the blue and aren’t shown in their historical context.
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Joll moves from one country to another in the space of a few lines, making detailed comparisons along the way, paying attention to intellectual and social trends as well as political developments. This title provides coverage that ranges from one country to another, making comparisons along the way, and focusing on intellectual and social trends as well as political developments.
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Gardners Books; 4th edition March Language: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Having said that, the tighter focus on a limited number of sice bigger states helps give a narrative focus that works well in the chapters that deal with the build up to the world wars. Samantha Ryan rated it liked it Dec 04, Read more Read less. Philip rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Share your thoughts with other customers.
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