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The Second World War : a Marxist history

Author: Chris Bambery
Publisher: London : PlutoPress, New York, NY : Distributed in the United States of America exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, a division of St. Martin's Press LLC, 2014. [2014] ©2014
Series: Counterfire (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author argues that the Second World War conflict ultimately was about a division of the world between the great powers, as well as a rising of ordinary people against fascism. He offers a complex and radical analysis, that is unique when compared to many modern and conventional histories of the war.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bambery
ISBN: 9780745333021 0745333028 074533301X 9780745333014
OCLC Number: 870425181
Description: 295 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Competing Empires at a Time of Economic Crisis --
The Allied Powers --
The Axis Powers --
The Countdown to War --
The Early War --
Russia: The Crucible of Victory --
The End of the Third Reich --
Resistance in Europe --
Asia and the Pacific --
The East is Red --
The Post-War World.
Series Title: Counterfire (Series)
Responsibility: Chris Bambery.
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