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Description - The Road to War by Andrew Wheatcroft

A revised and updated edition of a classic history book exploring the beginnings of World War II in concise, accessible and enjoyable prose.

Hailed on publication as a thought-provoking, authoritative analysis of the true beginnings of the Second World War, this revised edition of The Road to War is essential reading for anyone interested in this momentous period of history. Taking each major nation in turn, the book tells the story of their road to war; recapturing the concerns, anxieties and prejudices of the statesmen of the thirties.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845951306
ISBN-10: 1845951301
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 36mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Wheatcroft

Richard Overy is Professor in History at the University of Exeter. Formerly Professor of Modern History at King's College, London, his books include William Morris, Viscount Nuffield, The Air War, 1939-1945 The Dictators- Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia, The Nazi Economic Recovery, 1932-1938, Goering- The Iron Man All Our Working Lives (with Peter Pagnamenta), The Origins Of The Second World War, Why the Allies Won, War And Economy In The Third Reich, The Inter-War Crisis, 1919-1939, Russia's War- A History of the Soviet Effort- 1941-1945, and The Battle- Summer 1940. i> ndrew Wheatcroft was educated at St. John's School, Leatherhead, Christ's College Cambridge, and the University of Madrid. He is the author of many books on early modern and modern history, and most recently The Ottomans (Penguin 1995) and The Habsburgs (Penguin 1996). During the writing of Infidels, on which he has been working for more than seventeen years, he has researched in Austria, Bahrain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Jordan Morocco, Spain, Turkey, the UAE, and the United States of America. His ear

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