The World War Two Reader / Edition 1

The World War Two Reader / Edition 1

by Gordon Martel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415224020

ISBN-13: 9780415224024

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From highly respected field academic Gordon Martel, The World War Two Reader is a rare work that provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the recent historiography on World War Two.

Huge in scope, both geographically and thematically, this excellent reader examines twenty-one articles by some of the best known and most innovative scholars in the

Overview

From highly respected field academic Gordon Martel, The World War Two Reader is a rare work that provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the recent historiography on World War Two.

Huge in scope, both geographically and thematically, this excellent reader examines twenty-one articles by some of the best known and most innovative scholars in the field. Taking a global approach, Martel discusses all aspects of the war including:

  • the military aspect
  • the political and strategic backdrop
  • ideology
  • gender and women’s roles
  • the home front
  • social aspects.

Including a comprehensive introduction, chronology, guides to key terms and figures, and introductions to chapters providing context and historiographical background, The World War Two Reader provides wide ranging and innovative reading for all students of the history of the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415224024
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Readers in History Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Strategy: Failures, Shocks and Mythologies Part 2: Soldiers: Ideology, Race and Gender Part 3: Home Fronts: People, Places and Politics Part 4: Memories: Victims, Heroes and Controversies

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