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Europe Since 1945

An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

Edited by Bernard A. Cook


746 pages

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Hardback: 9780815313366
pub: 2001-01-10
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pub: 2014-01-27
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Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work of some 1,700 entries in two volumes. Its scope includes all of Europe and the successor states to the former Soviet Union. The volumes provide a broad coverage of topics, with an emphasis on politics, governments, organizations, people, and events crucial to an understanding of postwar Europe. Also includes 100 maps and photos.


"An admirable and outstanding achievement…The scope and depth of this work result in a significant contribution to reference sources on contemporary Europe. It will be an excellent starting point for scholars and researchers and a useful tool for reference staff." -- American Reference Books Annual

"…offers an up-to-date, thorough treatment of the forces making up recent European politics and history… should find a welcome place on both public and academic libraries." -- Against the Grain

"The subject guide allows the reader to scan all of the entries in a few minutes, making the encyclopedia an efficient browsing source… Europe Since 1945 is a resource that will be used by academic and public libraries by students and general readers needing background information on recent trends, issues and history." -- Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

"…this commendable achievement is a useful contribution to the reference literature on contemporary Europe that will be welcomed especially by academic libraries." -- Library Journal

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Eastern
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias