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Avoiding armageddon : from the Great War to the fall of France, 1918-40

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A key period of military history that links the two world wars but anticipates the more complex nature of conflict following the Cold War."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781441157133 1441157131 9781441123879 1441123873 9781441170521 1441170529
OCLC Number: 801924010
Description: xxii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The aftermath of the Great War --
Imperial warfare --
Warfare in the 'Third World' in the 1920s --
Learning lessons --
Naval developments --
Air power --
The 1930s: economic context --
War in the Far East --
Conflict and the Western Empires in the 1930s --
The Third World in the 1930s --
Politics and the military in the Europe of the 1930s --
Preparing for war --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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An original and up-to-date account of the years between the World Wars which locates the period in terms of long-term questions and military and global history.  Read more...

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A very thought-provoking work, Avoiding Armageddon is essential for those seriously interested in the evolution of warfare in the twentieth century. -- A. A. Nofi, Editor * The New York Military Read more...

 
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