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War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe After the Great War

edited by Robert Gerwarth and John Horne
Format
Book
Published
Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Paramilitary violence in Europe after the Great War
Series
The greater war
Greater war
ISBN
9780199654918 (hbk.), 0199654913 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Paramilitarism in Europe after the Great War: an introduction / Robert Gerwarth and John Horne
  • PART I: REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION
  • Paramilitary violence in Russia's civil wars, 1918-1920 / William G. Rosenberg
  • Bolshevism as fantasy: fear of revolution and counter-revolutionary violence, 1917-23 / Robert Gerwarth and John Horne
  • Fighting the red beast: counterrevolutionary violence in the defeated states of central Europe / Robert Gerwarth
  • Revolution, civil war, and terror in Finland in 1918 / Pertti Haapala and Marko Tikka
  • Paramilitary violence in Italy: the rationale of fascism and the origins of totalitarianism / Emilio Gentile
  • PART II: NATIONS, BORDERLANDS AND ETHNIC VIOLENCE
  • Bands of nation builders? Insurgency and ideology in the Ukrainian civil war / Serhy Yekelchyk
  • Turning citizens into soldiers: Baltic paramilitary movements after the Great War / Tomas Balkelis
  • The origins, attributes and legacies of paramilitary violence in the Balkans / John Paul Newman
  • Paramilitary violence in the collapsing Ottoman Empire / Uğur Ümit Ungör
  • Soldiers to civilians, civilians to soldiers: Poland and Ireland after the first world war / Julia Eichenberg
  • The British culture of paramilitary violence in the Irish War of Independence / Anne Dolan
  • Defending victory: paramilitary politics in France, 1918-26. A counter-example / John Horne.
Description
xii, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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