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A world at total war : global conflict and the politics of destruction, 1937-1945

Author: Roger Chickering; Stig Förster; Bernd Greiner; German Historical Institute (Washington, D.C.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : German Historical Institute ; Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Publications of the German Historical Institute.
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This volume presents the results of a conference on the history of total war.

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World at total war.
Washington, D.C. : German Historical Institute ; Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004046563
(OCoLC)54852979
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Chickering; Stig Förster; Bernd Greiner; German Historical Institute (Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 0511082134 9780511082139 0511081235 9780511081231 0511121709 9780511121708 9781139052382 1139052381
OCLC Number: 57663830
Notes: Results of a fifth conference on the history total war held in Aug. 2001, in Hamburg.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 392 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Are we there yet? World War II and the theory of total war / Roger Chickering and Stig Förster --
Total war : the global dimensions of conflict / Gerhard L. Weinberg --
Total war : the conduct of war, 1939-1945 / Hew Strachan --
The ultimate horror : reflections on total war and genocide / Stig Förster and Myriam Gessler --
Germany and the battle of the Atlantic / Holger H. Herwig --
From "Blitzkrieg" to "total war" : Germany's war in Europe / Jürgen Förster --
Global yet not total : the U.S. war effort and its consequences / Dennis Showalter --
The USSR and total war : why didn't the Soviet economy collapse in 1942? / Mark Harrison --
Blood, sweat, and tears : British mobilization for World War II / Stephen Broadberry and Peter Howlett --
The impact of compulsory labor on German society at war / Hans Mommsen --
Fantasy, reality, and modes of perception in Ludendorff's and Goebbel's concepts of "total war" / Martin Kutz --
The home front in "total war" : women in Germany and Britain in the Second World War / Jill Stephenson --
Women in the Soviet war effort, 1941-1945 / John Barber --
The Spirit of St. Louis : mobilizing American politics and society, 1937-1945 / Bernd Greiner --Partisan war in Belorussia, 1941-1944 / Hans-Heinrich Nolte --
Allied bombing and the destruction of German cities / Richard Overy --
"Accidental judgments, casual slaughters" : Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and total war / Robert L. Messer --
Sexual violence and its prosecution by courts martial of the Wehrmacht / Birgit Beck --
Ideologies of difference and the turn to atrocity : Japan's war on China / Louise Young --
On the road to total retribution? The international debate on the punishment of war crimes, 1872-1945 / Daniel Marc Segesser --
Total war : some concluding reflections / Michael Howard.
Series Title: Publications of the German Historical Institute.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Chickering, Stig Förster, Bernd Greiner.
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