Between Two Fires by David Clay Large
Europe's Path in the 1930's

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With verve, insight, and wit, Large captures 1930s Europe in a series of vivid portraits. Readers see interwar Europe in all its fear, corruption, violence, and trampled ideals. 32 photographs and 4 maps.
 

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David Clay Large is professor of history at Montana State University. He has also taught at Berkeley, Smith College, and Yale University. He is the author of several acclaimed histories, including Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936, Where Ghosts Walked: Munich’s Road to the Third Reich, and Berlin. An avid athlete, Large, when not writing, teaching, or parenting (he has a nine-year-old daughter), can often be found running the roads of Bozeman, Montana, and San Francisco, California, the two places he calls home.
 
Published January 1, 1990 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 426 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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An evocative re-creation of the European political climate of the 1930's, called by W.H. Auden ""the low, dishonest decade."" By evoking eight watershed events of the Thirties, Large (History/Montana) shows that the decade was no oasis of tranquility, but rather an era of parliamentary impotence ...

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Large, history professor at Montana State University, illuminates the final years of the interwar period through eight dramatic episodes, each of key significance to the history of 20th-century Europe

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Large, history professor at Montana State University, illuminates the final years of the interwar period through eight dramatic episodes, each of key significance to the history of 20th-century Europe

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