Germany and the Origins of the Second World War

Germany and the Origins of the Second World War

by Jonathan Wright
     
 

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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

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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