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Payne, Stanley G
Civil war in Europe, 1905-1949 / Stanley G. Payne
New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  D424.5 .P39 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Civil war -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Subject Europe -- History, Military -- 20th century
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945
Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Subject(s) Violence -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Revolutions -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Civilians in war -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
War and society -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Social conflict -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xii, 242 p. : maps ; 25 cm
Summary "This is the first account in any language of the civil wars in Europe during the era of the world wars, from 1905 to 1949. It treats the initial confrontations in the decade before World War I, the confusing concept of "European civil war," the impact of the world wars, the relation between revolution and civil war, and all the individual cases of civil war, with special attention to Russia and Spain. The civil wars of this era are compared and contrasted with earlier internal conflicts, with particular attention to the factors that made this era a time of unusually violent domestic contests, as well as those that brought it to an end. The major political, ideological, and social influences are all treated, with a special focus on violence against civilians"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Revolution and civil war as forms of conflict -- pt. 1. World War I and an era of internal conflict -- World War, revolution, civil war, 1905-1918 -- The Russian Civil War, 1917-1922 -- Political and social crisis in Europe, 1918-1923 -- Civil strife and dictatorship, 1930-1935 -- pt. 2. The conflict in Spain, 1931-1939 -- The revolutionary process in Spain -- Revolution and civil war, 1936-1939 -- Significance and consequences -- pt. 3. Civil war and internal violence in the era of World War II -- The multiple wars of Europe, 1939-1945 -- The civil wars in Yugoslavia and Greece

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