The Causes, Course and Outcomes of World War Two

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November 2006



John Plowright presents the war as two distinct but overlapping conflicts (one European, the other Far Eastern), considering neither as merely a prelude to the Cold War, but critically examining their general impact and their relationship with that phenomenon. This timely textbook represents an approachable synthesis of the literature relating to the causes, course and outcomes of the Second World War, and is ideal for all those seeking a succinct introduction.


Acknowledgements Preface Introduction Nazi Foreign Policy Appeasement The Fall of France Great Britain Alone The Eastern Front The Strategic Bombing Offensive Against Germany The Holocaust The Pacific War The Second World War and the Cold War The German Question The Impact of World War Two on Great Britain and its Empire The Impact of World War Two on the United States Notes Select Bibliography Index


JOHN PLOWRIGHT was former Head of History, and is currently Master of the Scholars, at Repton School, UK. His previous publications include The Routledge Dictionary of Modern British Political History.


'This is an effective introduction to the issues surrounding World War II that has much to offer both to sixth formers and to undergraduates. Clearly written and well-organised...' - Professor Jeremy Black, The Historical Association 'a remarkable achievement in summarizing such a complicated area of world history' - Martin Thornton, History
EAN: 9780333793459
ISBN: 0333793455
Untertitel: 'Histories and Controversies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2006
Seitenanzahl: 230 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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