Böhler, Jochen.

Legacies of Violence : Eastern Europe's First World War. - 1 online resource (344 pages) - eBooks on Demand Europas Osten Im 20. Jahrhundert Ser. ; v.3 . - Europas Osten Im 20. Jahrhundert Ser. .

Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- I. A World in Transition -- Collapse and Restoration: Politics and the Strains of War in Eastern Europe -- Eastern Borderlands and Prospective Shatter Zones: Identity and Conflict in East Central and Southeastern Europe on the Eve of the First World War -- Generals and Warlords, Revolutionaries and Nation-State Builders: The First World War and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe -- II. Occupation -- Losing Control: The Norm of Occupation in Eastern Europe during the First World War -- Fluctuating between 'Utilisation' and Exploitation: Occupied East Central Europe during the First World War -- Utopias of Open Space: Forced Population Transfer Fantasies during the First World War -- III. Radicalization -- War on Paper? Physical Anthropology in the Service of States and Nations -- Foreshadowing the Holocaust: The Wars of 1914-1921 and Anti-Jewish Violence in Central and Eastern Europe -- Fighting the Red Beast: Counter-Revolutionary Violence in the Defeated States of Central Europe -- IV. Aftermath -- Consent, Coercion and Endurance in Eastern Europe: Poland and the Fluidity of War Experiences -- Pre-negotiated Violence: Ethnic Cleansing in the 'Long' First World War -- The Long Shadow of the Revolution: Violence in War and Peace in the Soviet Union -- Commentary -- Legacies of Violence: Eastern Europe's First World War - A Commentary from a Comparative Perspective -- List of Contributors -- Index.

The First World War began in the Balkans, and subsequently, fighting in the East radically transformed the political and social European order. The specifics of the Eastern war such as mass deportations, ethnic cleansing, and the radicalization of military, paramilitary and revolutionary violence have only recently become the focus of historical research.

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Ethnic conflict -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Violence -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe, Eastern.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern.


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