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- DescriptionHailed on publication as an analysis of the true beginnings of the Second World War, this edition is suitable for anyone interested in this momentous period of history. Taking each major nation in turn, it tells the story of their road to war; recapturing the concerns, anxieties and prejudices of the statesmen of the thirties.
- Author BiographyRichard Overy is Professor in History at the University of Exeter. He is the author of books on the Second World War, the European dictatorships and the history of air power. His latest titles include Why the Allies Won (2nd edn 2006), The Dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia (2004) and The Morbid Age: Britain Between the Wars (2009). He is a fellow of the British Academy and winner of the Wolfson History Prize in 2005. Andrew Wheatcroft is the author of many pioneerign books on early modern adn modern history, including The Ottomans (1993) and The Enemy at the Gate (2008). he is based in Dumfriesshire adn is Professor and Director of the Centre for Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling.
- Author(s)Andrew Wheatcroft,Richard Overy
- PublisherVintage Publishing
- Date of Publication03/09/2009
- GenreMilitary History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note16pp b/w photographs; app 20 integrated maps and illustrations
- Weight397 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine35 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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