Robert Freeman's reputation for clarity in summing up historical events is legendary. His classes score among the highest in the nation on the College Board Advanced Placement Exams. He is formerly Vice President of International Marketing at Sybase, one of the largest software companies in the world, and is the founder of One Dollar For Life, a national non-profit that enables high school students to build schools in the developing world for a dollar. He holds a B.S. from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
The InterWar Years (1919 - 1939): The Best One-Hour Historyby Robert Freeman
The InterWar Years details the path from Versailles in 1919 to the invasion of Poland in 1939. It considers the failings of the Treaty of Versailles, the influence of communism, the rise of fascism, and the role of economics as they led to war. It provides a detailed chronology of the path to war beginning with Hitler's ascension to power in 1933. It concludes with a discussion of why Germans embraced Hitler and why European democracies were unable to stop Hitler.
The Best One-Hour History series is for those who want a quick but coherent overview of major historical events. It will also serve those who need a competent high-level introduction before going further. Each volume provides a clear and concise account of the episode under discussion. In about an hour, the reader will obtain a well-grounded understanding of why each subject holds iconic status in Western Civilization.
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