History - 1946 History, 1946 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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1946 History, 1946 1 and 2 Summary

Revolution stirs in India and Greece. Postwar boundaries displace thousands of people in Europe. Italy still struggles with reactionaries who are still suffering from effects of the war. Stalin executes huge numbers of people and establishes a hideous dictatorship veiled by the Iron Curtain. Italy elects new leaders; terrorism continues in Palestine; there is civil war in Greece against British power. The Mev synchrocyclotron is installed in Berkeley, CA. Workers and police clash in Rome; the trial in Nuremberg ends with twelve death sentences. In North Vietnam, the French shell Haiphong and Ho Chi Minh calls the Vietnamese to war against France.

A relative of the Marroccos returns from Russia very ill, but he also knows little about Giovannini, whose return is imagined, fantasized and fervently hoped for by the women. Ida feels she must leave in case Giovannini returns, and...

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