Sources of Twentieth-Century Europe

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  • Copyright: 1999-12-17
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This reader uses primary sources to illuminate the intellectual, political, and cultural history of 20th-century Europe. Each part, chapter, and section contains an introduction that explains the historical setting and significance of the readings within.

Table of Contents

The Nineteenth-Century Inheritance
The Evolution of Liberalism
Justification for State Intervention
The Man Versus the State
Feminism and Antifeminism
The Subjection of Women
Why We Are Militant
The Goncourt Brothers,On Female Inferiority
The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage
Evolutionary Socialism
Radical Nationalism
The Importance of Race
The Superior Anglo-Saxon Race
The British Empire: Colonial Commerce and "The White Man's Burden"
Social Darwinism: Imperialism Justified by Nature
Does Germany Need Colonies?
Anti-Semitism: Regression to Mythical Thinking
The Semitic Versus the Teutonic Race
Jewish France
The Kishinev Pogrom, 1903
The Jewish State
The Will to Power and The Antichrist
Civilization and Its Discontents
The Political Potential of the Irrational
Reflections on Violence
World War I Militarism
The Greatness of War
Germany and the Next War
The Young People of Today
British Fear of German Power
Germany's Yearning for Expansion and Power
Pan-Serbism: Nationalism, Terrorism, Assassination
The Black Hand
Austrian Reponse to the Assassination War as Celebration: The Mood in European Capitals
Paris: "That Fabulous Day"
Vienna:"The Rushing Feeling of Fraternity"
Berlin:"The Hour We Yearned For."
London:"Average Men and Women Were Delighted at the Prospect of War"
St. Petersburg:"There Is Neither Doubt Nor Hesitation Among Us"
Trench Warfare
All Quiet on the Western Front
Base Details
Women at War
Genteel Women in the Factories
Opposition to Female Employment
Russian Women in Combat
The Paris Peace Conference
The Idealistic View
French Demands for Security and Revenge
German Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference,A Peace of Might
The War and European Consciousness
The Lost Generation
Brutalization of the Individual
A Legacy of Embitterment
The Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union Russian Society Before World War I
A Report for Tsar Nicholas II
Working Conditions for Women in the Factories
Sketches of Peasant Life
The Revolution of 1905
Workers' Petition to the Tsar
The October Manifesto
The March Revolution
An Outsider's View.Proclamation of the Provisional Government
The Provisional Government in Disarray
Army Intelligence Report,The Breakdown of Military Discipline
Petrograd Telegraph Agency,Agrarian Unrest
The Bolshevik Revolution
What Is to Be Done?
Trotsky Arouses the People
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