World War II: A Short History

World War II: A Short History

by Michael J. Lyons
     
 
KEY BENEFIT: This book is designed for courses on World War II, Military History, and 20th Century Europe. Highly regarded for its clarification of the complexities of World War II, the book illuminates the origins, course, and long-range effects of the war and provides a balanced account that analyzes both the European and Pacific Theaters of operations and the

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KEY BENEFIT: This book is designed for courses on World War II, Military History, and 20th Century Europe. Highly regarded for its clarification of the complexities of World War II, the book illuminates the origins, course, and long-range effects of the war and provides a balanced account that analyzes both the European and Pacific Theaters of operations and the connections between them. The Third Edition incorporates new material from the latest literature, offering modified conclusions on key topics and expanding coverage throughout.

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An overview of the political, diplomatic, economic, military and human aspects of the war. Covers the events that triggered the conflict and the effects of the defeat of Germany and Japan. Presents an account of the European and Pacific theaters and the connection between them. This second edition features a section on total war and the home fronts and an updated chapter linking the war with the transformation of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the late 1980s-1990s. Includes maps and b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135011560
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.73(d)

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