The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931

The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931

Adam Tooze


A searing and hugely unique research of the 1st global battle and its anguished aftermath

within the depths of the nice battle, with thousands useless and no that you can think of finish to the clash, societies world wide started to buckle. the center of the economic climate shifted from London to big apple. The endless calls for for males and matériel reached into international locations faraway from front. the tension of the warfare ravaged all fiscal and political assumptions, bringing unheard-of alterations within the social and commercial order.

A century after the outbreak of battling, Adam Tooze revisits this seismic second in background, hard the prevailing narrative of the struggle, its peace, and its aftereffects. From the day the us enters the warfare in 1917 to the precipice of worldwide bankruptcy, Tooze delineates the area remade through American financial and armed forces power.

Tracing the ways that nations got here to phrases with America's centrality—including the slide into fascism—The Deluge is a chilling paintings of serious originality that may essentially switch how we view the legacy of worldwide battle I.

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