By Adam Tooze

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

within the depths of the good battle, with thousands lifeless and no that you can think of finish to the clash, societies around the globe started to buckle. the center of the economy shifted from London to long island. The endless calls for for males and matériel reached into nations faraway from front. the stress of the battle ravaged all monetary and political assumptions, bringing unheard-of adjustments within the social and commercial order.

A century after the outbreak of struggling with, Adam Tooze revisits this seismic second in historical past, difficult the present narrative of the warfare, its peace, and its aftereffects. From the day the U.S. enters the warfare in 1917 to the precipice of worldwide bankruptcy, Tooze delineates the realm remade by way of American fiscal 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 significant originality that may essentially switch how we view the legacy of worldwide conflict I.

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