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The World War Two reader

Author: Gordon Martel
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive reader provides an overview of research in the study of the Second World War and includes chapters by some of the best known and most innovative scholars working today. It gives attention to the fighting of the war throughout the world.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Martel
ISBN: 0415224020 9780415224024 0415224039 9780415224031
OCLC Number: 53307749
Description: xxvi, 500 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The fall of France, 1940 / Martin S. Alexander --
Mobilization for total war in Germany 1939-1941 / Richard Overy --
Hiroshima : a strategy of shock / Lawrence Freedman and Saki Dockrill --
Ideology, calculation, and improvisation : spheres of influence and Soviet foreign policy 1939-1945 / Geoffrey Roberts --
The Third Reich reflected : German civil administration in the occupied Soviet Union, 1941-44 / Jonathan Steinberg --
This is the army : imagining a democratic military in World War II / Benjamin L. Alpers --
You cannot hate the bastard who is trying to kill you --
: combat and ideology in the British army in the war against Germany, 1939-45 / David French --
"Ordinary men" or "ideological soldiers"? Police battalion 310 in Russia, 1942 / Edward B. Westermann --
Race, language, and war in two cultures : World war II in Asia / John Dower --
Women in combat : the World War II experience in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and the Soviet Union / D'ann Campbell --
Nazism, modern war and rural society in Württemberg, 1939-45 / Jill Stephenson --
Partisanes and gender politics in Vichy France / Paula Schwartz --
War and social history : Britain and the home front during the Second World War / Jose Harris --
The politics of sacrifice on the American home front in World War II / Mark H. Leff --
Female desires : the meaning of World War II / Marilyn Lake --
Victims of genocide and national memory : Belgium, France and the Netherlands 1945-1965 / Pieter Lagrou --
Making histories : experiencing the Blitz in London's museums in the 1990s / Lucy Noakes --
Saving Private Ryan and postwar memory in America / John Bodnar --
Transformative knowledge and postnationalist public spheres : the Smithsonian Enola Gay controversy / Lisa Yoneyama.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Martel.
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