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The World Wars 1914-1945: A Social, Military And Political Outline Brian Hill

The World Wars 1914-1945: A Social, Military And Political Outline

Brian Hill

Published September 17th 2014
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175 pages
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Despite colossal casualty rates and social disruption, the First World War failed to solve many of the problems that caused it. These problems are examined throughout- they included racial rivalries, colonial ambitions, social tensions, and the lackMoreDespite colossal casualty rates and social disruption, the First World War failed to solve many of the problems that caused it. These problems are examined throughout- they included racial rivalries, colonial ambitions, social tensions, and the lack of an adequate international body to mediate quarrels between nations.The First War added a new problem: a communist revolution in Russia. This spread communism as far as China and provoked a rise of Nazism and Fascism in many countries. Subjects dealt with include the two world wars in Europe, the conflicts in China and the Pacific, and the civil wars in Russia, China and Spain.As well as military and political matters, the book also deals with sports, the media, the changing situation for women, the Wall Street Crash and Great Depression, America’s New Deal and new social welfare schemes in Britain. A major focus is on the lives ordinary people.Chapter 1 describes societies in 1914- chapters 2 - 4 the First War- chapters 5 - 6 the inter-war period- chapters 7 - 9 the Second War. The text includes some novel aids to study, including opening summaries for most sections in each chapter.