The Origins of the First and Second World Wars

The Origins of the First and Second World Wars

by Frank McDonough
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521568617

ISBN-13: 9780521568616

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. This text analyses the origins of the First and Second World Wars in one single volume, drawing on a wide range of material, including original sources. In concise chapters, Frank McDonough surveys the key issues surrounding the causes of the First and Second World Wars, offers a critical

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An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. This text analyses the origins of the First and Second World Wars in one single volume, drawing on a wide range of material, including original sources. In concise chapters, Frank McDonough surveys the key issues surrounding the causes of the First and Second World Wars, offers a critical survey of the conflict between historians and provides a lively selection of primary documents on major issues. The result is a unique perspective on the origins of the two most devastating military conflicts in world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521568616
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Cambridge Perspectives in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
985,663
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. The origins of the First World War, 1871-1914; 2. The historians and the origins of the First World War; 3. The origins of the Second World War: 1 War and the fragile peace, 1914-38; 4. The origins of the Second World War: 2 From peace to global war, 1933-41; 5. The historians and the origins of the Second World War.

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