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The Resource The fear and the freedom : how the Second World War still matters, Keith Lowe

The fear and the freedom : how the Second World War still matters, Keith Lowe

Label
The fear and the freedom : how the Second World War still matters
Title
The fear and the freedom
Title remainder
how the Second World War still matters
Statement of responsibility
Keith Lowe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Second World War was one of the most catastrophic events in human history. But how did the experience and memory of bloodshed affect our relationships with each other and the world? The new order, as it emerged after 1945, saw the end of European empires and the birth of two new superpowers, whose wrangling would lead to a new global Cold War. Scientists delivered new technologies, architects planned buildings to rise from the rubble, politicians fantasised about overhauled societies, people changed their nationalities and dreamed of new lives. As well as analyzing the major changes, this book uses the stories of how ordinary people coped with the post-war world and turned one of the greatest traumas in history into an opportunity for change
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1970-
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Lowe, Keith
Dewey number
  • 940.5'314
  • 940.5'314
  • 940.5314
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Europe
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
The fear and the freedom : how the Second World War still matters, Keith Lowe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Viking, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241966488
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
ix, 560 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241966488
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Label
The fear and the freedom : how the Second World War still matters, Keith Lowe
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Viking, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241966488
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
ix, 560 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241966488
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)

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