skip to content
Prelude to war Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Prelude to war

Author: Robert T Elson; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Books, ©1976.
Series: World War II.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"A peace resting on quicksand"--Soviet spectre -- New breed of Caesars -- Convulsion in the Far East -- Downfall of a feeble league -- Dress rehearsal in Spain -- One minute to midnight -- Picture essays: When the shooting stopped -- Killing ground in Russia -- Uneasy respite -- Dizzy, decadent Berlin -- Deadly game of make believe -- Theatrics of power -- Samurai slash at China -- Rome's new legionaries -- Nazis'  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elson, Robert T.
Prelude to war.
New York : Time-Life Books, ©1976
(OCoLC)655026561
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert T Elson; Time-Life Books.
OCLC Number: 2575147
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: "A peace resting on quicksand" --
Soviet spectre --
New breed of Caesars --
Convulsion in the Far East --
Downfall of a feeble league --
Dress rehearsal in Spain --
One minute to midnight --
Picture essays: When the shooting stopped --
Killing ground in Russia --
Uneasy respite --
Dizzy, decadent Berlin --
Deadly game of make believe --
Theatrics of power --
Samurai slash at China --
Rome's new legionaries --
Nazis' seductive rituals --
First big take-over.
Series Title: World War II.
Responsibility: by Robert T. Elson and the editors of Time-Life Books.

Abstract:

"A peace resting on quicksand"--Soviet spectre -- New breed of Caesars -- Convulsion in the Far East -- Downfall of a feeble league -- Dress rehearsal in Spain -- One minute to midnight -- Picture essays: When the shooting stopped -- Killing ground in Russia -- Uneasy respite -- Dizzy, decadent Berlin -- Deadly game of make believe -- Theatrics of power -- Samurai slash at China -- Rome's new legionaries -- Nazis' seductive rituals -- First big take-over.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2575147> # Prelude to war
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "2575147" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180862> ; # World War (1914-1918)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> ; # World War (1914-1918)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_causes> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Causes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Place/allemagne> ; # Allemagne
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148222> ; # World politics--1919-1932
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/fascisme_allemagne> ; # Fascisme--Allemagne
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/guerre_mondiale_1914_1918_paix> ; # Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918--Paix
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1170331> ; # War--Causes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181381> ; # World politics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/politics_and_government> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/politique_mondiale_1919_1932> ; # Politique mondiale--1919-1932
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Event/1914_1945> ; # 1914 - 1945
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148265> ; # World War, 1914-1918--Peace
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921551> ; # Fascism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Place/germany> ; # Germany
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/guerre_mondiale_1939_1945_causes> ; # Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Causes
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.5/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047359> ; # Fascism--Germany
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> ; # Germany.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/210641501> ; # Time-Life Books.
    schema:copyrightYear "1976" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79146527> ; # Robert T. Elson
    schema:datePublished "1976" ;
    schema:description ""A peace resting on quicksand" -- Soviet spectre -- New breed of Caesars -- Convulsion in the Far East -- Downfall of a feeble league -- Dress rehearsal in Spain -- One minute to midnight -- Picture essays: When the shooting stopped -- Killing ground in Russia -- Uneasy respite -- Dizzy, decadent Berlin -- Deadly game of make believe -- Theatrics of power -- Samurai slash at China -- Rome's new legionaries -- Nazis' seductive rituals -- First big take-over."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/467421> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Series/world_war_ii> ; # World War II.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/655026561> ;
    schema:name "Prelude to war"@en ;
    schema:productID "2575147" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2575147#PublicationEvent/new_york_time_life_books_1976> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Agent/time_life_books> ; # Time-Life Books
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2575147> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Agent/time_life_books> # Time-Life Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Time-Life Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Event/1914_1945> # 1914 - 1945
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "1914 - 1945" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Series/world_war_ii> # World War II.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2575147> ; # Prelude to war
    schema:name "World War II." ;
    schema:name "World War II" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/fascisme_allemagne> # Fascisme--Allemagne
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fascisme--Allemagne"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/guerre_mondiale_1914_1918_paix> # Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918--Paix
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918--Paix"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/guerre_mondiale_1939_1945_causes> # Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Causes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Causes"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/politics_and_government> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/politique_mondiale_1919_1932> # Politique mondiale--1919-1932
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politique mondiale--1919-1932"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/467421#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_causes> # World War, 1939-1945--Causes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Causes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047359> # Fascism--Germany
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fascism--Germany"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148222> # World politics--1919-1932
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World politics--1919-1932"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148265> # World War, 1914-1918--Peace
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1914-1918--Peace"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1170331> # War--Causes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "War--Causes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> # World War (1914-1918)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1914-1918)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180862> # World War (1914-1918)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1914-1918)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181381> # World politics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World politics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> # Germany.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Germany." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921551> # Fascism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fascism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/210641501> # Time-Life Books.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Time-Life Books." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79146527> # Robert T. Elson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Elson" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert T." ;
    schema:name "Robert T. Elson" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/655026561>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Prelude to war." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2575147> ; # Prelude to war
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.