Mental Maps of the World War Era [NOOK Book]

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This book explores the 'mental maps' of twelve leaders during the era of two world wars. It has chapters on the giants of these years, men like Lloyd George, Lenin, Streseman, Mussolini, Hitler, Roosevelt and Churchill, whose ideas cast a compelling shadow. It also has essays on important figures who are not always at the forefront of the literature on this period, men such as Atatuerk, Benes, Chiang, Poincaré and Mao.
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Mental Maps of the World War Era

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Overview



This book explores the 'mental maps' of twelve leaders during the era of two world wars. It has chapters on the giants of these years, men like Lloyd George, Lenin, Streseman, Mussolini, Hitler, Roosevelt and Churchill, whose ideas cast a compelling shadow. It also has essays on important figures who are not always at the forefront of the literature on this period, men such as Atatuerk, Benes, Chiang, Poincaré and Mao.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230268265
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 7/11/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 911 KB

Table of Contents

List of Maps

Introduction Steven Casey Casey, Steven Jonathan Wright Wright, Jonathan

1 Raymond Poincare John Keiger Keiger, John 1

2 David Lloyd George: 'An Infernally Clever Chap...' Sally Marks Marks, Sally 21

3 The View from the Kremlin: Soviet Assumptions about the Capitalist World in the 1920s and 1930s Christopher Read Read, Christopher 38

4 One Mind at Locarno? Aristide Briand and Gustav Stresemann Jonathan Wright Wright, Jonathan Julian Wright Wright, Julian 58

5 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Clive Foss Foss, Clive 77

6 Maps, Minds, and Visions: Chiang Kaishek, Mao Zedong and China's Place in the World Rana Mitter Mitter, Rana 99

7 Hamaguchi Osachi (1870-1931) Eri Hoffa Hoffa, Eri 116

8 Edvard Benes Richard Crampton Crampton, Richard 135

9 Mussolini: II Duce Alan Cassels Cassels, Alan 157

10 Hitler Neil Gregor Gregor, Neil 177

11 The Maps on Churchill's Mind Geoffrey Best Best, Geoffrey 203

12 Franklin D. Roosevelt Steven Casey Casey, Steven 216

Further Reading 240

Index 243

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