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Dark Continent

Europe"s Twentieth Century

by Mark Mazower

  • 122 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Europe

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7700586M
    ISBN 10067975704X
    ISBN 109780679757047

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The ancestors of Dark Continent book human race apparently migrated from there to the Known World, as the deciphering of myths and the study of ancient ruins seem to Debut: Episode (). Unflinching, intelligent, Dark Continent provides a provocative vision of Europe’s past, present, and future-and confirms Mark Mazower as a historian of valuable gifts.

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"A useful, important book that reminds us, at the right time, how hard [European unity] has been, and how much care must be taken to avoid the terrible old temptations." --Los Angeles Times Dark Continent provides an alternative history of the twentieth century, one in which the triumph of democracy was anything but a forgone conclusion and fascism and communism.

The Dark Continent is a superlative example of a page turner. Scott Reardon's pacing is pitch perfect. This action packed book races along at top speed and the various plot lines are skillfully brought together to an epic showdown.

The madman Kronin is memorably monstrous and as unconscionable as any you'll find in fiction. Although not a work of fiction, Mark Mazower’s Dark Continent: Europe’s Twentieth Century has much in common with Conrad’s novel.

The book is a historical and political analysis of the. A masterful account of Europe's cursed century. When the smoke cleared from the ruins of the Second World War, many observers assumed that Europe as it had been known for centuries had come to an end.

From the physical destruction of cities to the moral catastrophe of fascism and Nazism, it seemed as though those on the Continent had committed a collective suicide.

A new type of war&#;cold. His book Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century argued that the triumph of democracy in Europe was not inevitable but rather the result of chance and political agency on the part of citizens, subjects and leaders.

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Dark Continent is a searching history of Europe's most brutal century. Stripping away the comforting myths and illusions that we have grown up with since the Second World War, Mark Mazower presents an unflinching account of a continent locked in a finely balanced struggle between tolerance and racial extermination, imperial ambition and national self-determination, liberty and the tyrannies of 5/5(4).

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Mazower is at his best, perhaps, when writing of the interwar social crisis and the horrors and paradoxes of wartime -- as befits the author of two important monographs on Greece, between the wars and under Nazi.

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Mr. Mazower discussed his book [Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century], published by Knopf. The book examines the notion of Europe as a united continent and that despite the European Union."A useful, important book that reminds us, at the right time, how hard [European unity] has been, and how much care must be taken to avoid the terrible old temptations." --Los Angeles Times.

Dark Continent provides an alternative history of the twentieth century, one in which the triumph of democracy was anything but a foregone conclusion and.The Dark Continent Expedition arc (暗黒大陸編, Ankoku Tairiku-hen; "Dark Continent arc" in the Viz translation) is the eighth (officially seventh) story arc of the series, and spans from Chapter to Chapter of the manga.

The arc was released well after the end of the original anime series and has not been animated in either adaptation. After its first chapter, Hunter × Hunter was Manga Chapters: Chapters -