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War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe After the Great War

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The First World War did not end in November 1918. In Russia and Eastern Europe it finished up to a year earlier, and both there and elsewhere in the world it triggered conflicts that lasted down to 1923. Paramilitary formations were prominent in this continuation of the war.
Paramilitary violence was an important ingredient in the clashes unleashed by class revolution in R
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 1st 2013 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published September 2012)
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Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Öröm, hogy egy ilyen fontos tanulmánykötet magyarul is megjelent, az ilyeneket szokták hiánypótlónak nevezni. Hiánypótló pedig azért, mert 1.) pont azok az események képezik tárgyát, amelyeket a két világháború árnyékában nem szoktunk ismerni, pedig intenzitásukban gyakran még felül is múlták egy adott kistérség viszonylatában a világháború borzalmait* 2.) csodálatosan rámutat a két világháború közötti kontinuitásra – arra, hogy az, amit a kettő közötti két évtizednyi békének vélünk, korántsem v ...more
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This work is the result of a number of conferences on the topic of how the messy demise of the great dynastic empires in the Great War lead to endemic mass violence and proto-fascist behavior. While the editors tried to fit all the pieces into a greater whole, I'd still recommend Robert Gerwarth's own "The Vanquished" over this collection of essays. ...more
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Robert Gerwarth is a professor of European history, with an emphasis on German history. Since finishing a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oxford, he has held fellowships at Princeton, Harvard, the NIOD (Amsterdam) and the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Western Australia.

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