Europe in the global age 1939 to the present. by F. Roy Willis

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

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1. printing 1968.

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About The Global Age. The final chapter in the Penguin History of Europe series from the acclaimed scholar and author of To Hell and Back After the overwhelming horrors of the first half of the twentieth century, described by Ian Kershaw in his previous book as being ‘to Hell and back,’ the years from to brought peace and relative prosperity to most of Europe.

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