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The causes, course and outcomes of World War Two

Author: John Plowright
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Histories and controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Plowright
ISBN: 9780333793442 9780333793459 0333793447 0333793455
OCLC Number: 71288802
Description: xv, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the nature of this book --
The Paris peace conference --
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.
Series Title: Histories and controversies.
Other Titles: Causes, course and outcomes of World War II
Responsibility: John Plowright.
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'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 Read more...

 
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