Preface xv chapter 1 The Beginning of a New Century chapter 2 Politics and Society, 1890-1914 chapter 3 The First World War chapter 4 Peacemaking chapter 5 The Era of Stabilization chapter 6 The Economic Crisis and the Rise of Nazism chapter 7 Toward the Inevitable Conflict chapter 8 The Second World War chapter 9 Postwar Uncertainties chapter 10 Reconstruction and Revolt: The 1950s chapter 11 Europe's Abundant Decade: The 1960s chapter 12 The Years of Disillusionment: 1967-1973 chapter 13 The Decade of Detente: 1969-1979 chapter 14 Western Europe in the Troubled 1980s chapter 15 A New Order in Eastern Europe chapter 16 Continental Drift chapter 17 Europe and the Challenges of Globalization Suggestions for Further Reading Credits
Felix Gilbert, late of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, was the first recipient of the American Historical Association's Award for Scholarly Distinction in 1985. David Clay Large is a professor at the Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, U.C. Berkeley. A specialist on the history of Modern Europe, especially Germany and Austria, Large is the author of ten books including Berlin, Where Ghosts Walked: Munich's Road to the Third Reich, and Nazi Games.