Making the New Europe: European Unity and the Second World War by M. L. SmithMaking the New Europe: European Unity and the Second World War by M. L. Smith

Making the New Europe: European Unity and the Second World War

EditorM. L. Smith, Peter M.r. Stirk

Hardcover | October 6, 2016

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This volume evaluates the notion of European Unity in a period when European identity was subjected to the destructive consequences of Nazi and Fascist domination of much of the Continent. By presenting the competing visions of transformation and reconstruction played out during the war years the book aims to provide broader-based and more complex insights into forces that shaped the post-war period than those in conventional accounts that locate the thinking about European unity only in the years after 1945.
M.L. Smith was Professor for European Studies at a number of British universities and last served as Vice-Principal at Glasgow Caledonian University. Peter M.R. Stirk is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for the History of Political Thought at Durham University, UK.
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Title:Making the New Europe: European Unity and the Second World WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 6, 2016Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474290299

ISBN - 13:9781474290296

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List of Contributors Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: European Unity and the Second World War M.L. Smith 2. The Prospects for the German Domination of Europe in the Era of the World Wars W.H. Roobol 3. The Italian Fascist New Order in Europe P.J. Morgan 4. The Anti-Bolshevik Crusade and Europe M.L. Smith 5. Anti-Americanism in National Socialist Propaganda during the Second World War Peter M.R. Stirk 6. The Integration of Czechoslovakia in the Economic System of Nazi Germany V. Prucha 7. Making the New Netherlands: Idea about Renewal in Dutch Politics and Society during the Second World War J.C.H. Blom and W. ten Have 8. Shaping a New Belgium: the CEPAG - the Belgian Commission for the Study of Post-War Problems, 1941-44 Brigitte Henau 9. Reality Not Rhetoric: Belgian-Dutch Diplomacy in Wartime London, 1940-44 Pierre-Henri Laurent 10. Political Catholicism, European Unity and the Rise of Christian Democracy Michael Burgess 11. British Ideas of European Unity and Regional Confederation in the Context of Anglo-Soviet Relations, 1941-45 David Weigall 12. The Wartime National Fronts in Eastern Europe: Ideal and Reality Ben Fowkes 13. The American Challenge and the Origins of the Politics of Growth David Ellwood Index