By John Merriman / Jay Winter (Editors)
This set provides Europes significant historic occasions among 1914 and 2005 and explores the political, army, social, cultural, and technological changes of this era. also, the encyclopedia examines Europes worldwide effect and eu unification. Edited by way of professors of background at Yale collage, it's the spouse to Europe 1789 to 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of and Empire (2006). as well as the most textual content, the encyclopedia comprises different priceless positive factors. for instance, quantity 1 opens with a seven-page introductory essay that gives a image of Europes post-1914 background. Volume_1 additionally features a chronology of vital occasions prepared either by way of yr and via subject (for instance, Literature and the humanities, struggle and Armed Conflict). furthermore, all the 5 volumes includes a set of 9 maps, together with ones depicting the Versailles cost, The Gulag at Its Zenith, and Post-1945 Europe. The textual content is complemented through black-and-white illustrations. also, an eight-page part of colour plates with a selected subject (for instance, pop culture, Soviet Union and Communism) is contained in every one quantity. ultimately, quantity five has an in depth index, which enables entry to the most textual content.