The Resource The deluge : the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931, Adam Tooze

The deluge : the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931, Adam Tooze

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The deluge : the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931
Title
The deluge
Title remainder
the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931
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Adam Tooze
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Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931
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eng
Summary
  • "A century after the outbreak of the First World War, a powerful explanation of why the war's legacy continues to shape our world. The war would make a celebrity out of Woodrow Wilson and would ratify the emergence of the US as the dominant force in the world economy"--
  • Yale professor Adam Tooze's book takes an entirely new perspective on World War I by widening the scope of inquiry and focusing on the world both before and after the war. His story begins in 1916 and stretches forward to the economic disaster of the Great Depression. It is a narrative encompassing the whole Northern Hemisphere, tracing the strategic arguments within and between eight major powers: Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, China and the United States. It tells the story of a conflict so violent and tumultuous it threatened to turn the proud national identities of the 19th century on their head. At state was nothing less than the basic political and ideological building blocks of the modern world. Tooze weighs the history of entanglement between the United States and a disequilibrated world, a world of winners and losers, all coming to terms with their new interdependence. The war would make a celebrity out of President Woodrow Wilson, hailed as a great prophet of liberal internationalism, but more important, it would ratify the emergence of the United States as the dominant force in the world economy. Against this backdrop Tooze reevaluates the forces that engendered the collective deflation that made the Great Depression the worst disaster on record.--From publisher description
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Title
The deluge
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Summary
An analysis of World War I and its aftermath explores how the conflict fundamentally changed the world, shifting financial systems to America while transforming economic and political strategies in numerous countries
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Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2014.
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10381489
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 940.314
  • 940.3/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D523
LC item number
.T46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the Great War and the remaking of global order, 1916-1931
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the Great War and the remaking of global order, 1916-1931
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Adam Tooze
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Great War and the remaking of global order
The deluge : the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931, Adam Tooze
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The deluge : the Great War, America, and the remaking of the global order, 1916-1931, Adam Tooze
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-583) and index
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Contents
The deluge : the remaking of world order -- The Eurasian crisis. War in the balance ; Peace without victory ; The war grave of Russian democracy ; China joins a world at war ; Brest-Litovsk ; Making a brutal peace ; The world come apart ; Intervention -- Winning a democratic victory. Energizing the Entente ; The arsenals of democracy ; Armistice : setting the Wilsonian script ; Democracy under pressure -- The unfinished peace. A patchwork world order ; "The truth about the Treaty" ; Reparations ; Compliance in Europe ; Compliance in Asia ; The fiasco of Wilsonianism -- The search for a new order. The Great Deflation ; Crisis of empire ; A conference in Washington ; Reinventing Communism ; Genoa : the failure of British hegemony ; Europe on the brink ; The new politics of war and peace ; The Great Depression -- Raising the stakes
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24 cm
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Extent
xxiii, 643 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670024926
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(hardback)
Lccn
2014005314
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations, maps
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  • (OCoLC)878050586
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