Savage Continent

Savage Continent

Europe in the Aftermath of World War II

Book - 2012
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Recounts the disorder in Europe after World War II, describing the brutal acts against Germans and collaborators, the anti-Semitic beliefs that reemerged, and the Allied-tolerated expulsions of citizens from their ancestral homelands.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Description: xx, 460 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781250000200
1250000203
Branch Call Number: 940.554 Low
Additional Contributors: Lowe, Keith 1970-

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Oct 15, 2013

As a history book this is poorly written. It is mostly a collection of horror stories lumped together by categories. It jumps around in time and place and does not give any sense of the progression of events in any place.

WVMLStaffPicks Jun 08, 2013

The rumblings and ripples of war do not end with the signing of an armistice. Europe had years and years of unrest and turmoil before things settled down. This significant book follows the politics, social unrest, history, and economies of Europe as a whole and as individual countries. I know that from now on, things I read, watch and hear about World War II will be from a different perspective.

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