Germany and the Origins of the Second World War

Germany and the Origins of the Second World War

by Jonathan Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 033349556X

ISBN-13: 9780333495568

Pub. Date: 12/26/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Jonathan Wright explores the events, discusses rival interpretations and places the policies of Hitler in the context of Germany as a whole. Hitler took most of the key decisions for war but he depended on the support of elites and a wider public to make those decisions effective. Wright explains that support rose and fell, but, nevertheless, by December 1941

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Overview

Jonathan Wright explores the events, discusses rival interpretations and places the policies of Hitler in the context of Germany as a whole. Hitler took most of the key decisions for war but he depended on the support of elites and a wider public to make those decisions effective. Wright explains that support rose and fell, but, nevertheless, by December 1941 Hitler had succeeded in carrying Germany into a world war for racial empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333495568
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/26/2007
Series:
Making of the Twentieth Century Ser.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Hitler's World
• From the Margin to the Mainstream
• Dismantling Versailles
• Preparing for War: From Rhineland Occupation to Anschluss
• To War in Europe: From Anschluss to the Invasion of Poland
• To World War: September 1939 to December 1941
• Conclusion
• Select Bibliography
• Index

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