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History by Period . 1000-1300 . 1300-1490 . 1490-1562 . 1562-1648 . 1649-1789 . 1789-1815
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1914-1918 1939-1945
First posted in 2000, last revised on October 19th 2008






Issues, Institutions, Developments Women's Voting Rights . 8-hour Workday . League of Nations . The Colonies
Sub-Periods Post-War Crisis . Golden Twenties . Great Depression . Economic Recovery . Appeasement
By Country Western Democracies : Britain . France . Netherlands . Belgium . Denmark . Iceland . Norway . Sweden
Finland . Ireland . Switzerland . Czechoslovakia
Democracies turning Dictatorships : Italy . Poland . Hungary . Germany . Austria . Estonia . Latvia . Lithuania
Spain . Portugal . Yugoslavia . Greece . Bulgaria . Romania
Constitutional Experiments Parliamentary Democracy Reinvented . Soviet Russia . The Fascist State . Royal Dictatorships . Democracies Ruled by Decree . The NS State . Popular Front Governments
Regions outside Europe South America . Central America and the Caribbean . Sub-Saharan Africa . North Africa and Middle East . Central, South, Southeast and East Asia . Pacific


Students' Papers Jeong, Hae Yoon, Interbellum Metropoleis : Paris (2008)
Kim, Hyun Kyu, The Economic Boycott against Italy Declared by the League of Nations and why it Failed (2008)
Cho, Namje, The Berlin Olympics of 1936 in a Political Context (2008)
Lee, Joo Hyung, The French Occupation of the Rhineland 1918-1930 (2008)
Lee, Si-eun, Women in Communist Russia 1917-1945 (2008)
Baik, Hee Won, The History of Radio in the Netherlands 1919-1945 (2008)
Choi, Won Ho, History Shapes Men, Men Shape History : Francisco Franco (2008)
Baik, Seungmin, History of the Sakhalin Koreans (2007)
Lee, Joo Hyung, Alsace-Lorrane 1871-1945 (2007)
Paik, Kwan Woo, The Life of Leon Blum (2007)
Woo, Na Young, The Papal State and Vatican City from 1840 to 1929 (2007)
Kim, Shin, History of the Spanish Falange 1933-1939 (2007)
Choi, Eunsol, The Irish Free State 1921-1937 (2007)
Suh, Jung-Kyu, The Effects and Origins of British Foreign Policy between the World Wars : An Analysis of the Appeasement (2006)
Hong, Sang Bin, How Ideology Influenced istory Textbooks in Nazi Germany and in the German Democratic Republic (2005)


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External Files
Timelines
Revolution and Revanchism, Timeline 1917-1929 from World War I Document Archive, focus on international relations; has links to series of maps
Chronology of World History, by K. Polsson, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Timelines of History, by Algis Ratnikas, 1918-1919, 1920-1921, 1922-1923, 1924-1925, 1926-1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932-1933, 1934-1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Cronologia, by Francomputer, in Italian, 1901-1922, 1922-1939
Wikipedia (English edition) 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Speedy Look (French perspective, in (sometimes awkward) English : 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Wikipedia : 1919 Albanian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian edition; pages have links to previous and subsequent years
External Files
Historical Maps
The Historical Atlas of Europe 1920, 1937, posted by Gerard von Hebel
External Files
Narrative Sources
DOCUMENTS Documents of the Interwar Period, posted by Vincent Ferraro, Mt. Holyoke
Maps to Paris Peace Treaties, linked at bottom of Revolution and Revanchism, Timeline 1917-1929, posted by World War I Document Archive
E. Diesen, Exchange Rates of the World (1922-1923), vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, from Internet Archive
The Shipping world year book & who's who (1922), posted on Internet Archive
REFERENCE Martin Pugh, A Companion to Modern European History 1871-1945, Malden : Blackwell 1997
Ruth Henig, Versailles and After, 1919-1933. Lancaster Pamphlets, London : Routledge (1984) 2nd edition 2005, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 940.3142 H511v
Patricia Clavin, The Great Depression in Europe, 1929-1939, Basingstoke : MacMillan 2000 [G]
New International Year Book, issues of 1919-1926, 1928-1935, 1938-1939 [G]
Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book, issues 1932-1939 [G]
Americana Annual, issues 1927-1928, 1930-1939 [G]
Reference
Statistics
B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics, Europe 1750-1988, NY : Stockton Press 1992 [G]