World War Two: A Short History

World War Two: A Short History

by Norman Stone


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ISBN-13: 9780465013722
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 01/08/2013
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 825,125
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

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Norman Stone has taught at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Bilkent, where he is now Director of the Turkish-Russian Center. Stone is the author of World War One, The Eastern Front, 1914-1917 (winner of the Wolfson Prize), and Europe Transformed.

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"Novices will receive a painless introduction, but educated readers should not pass up the highly opinionated prologue and epilogue and the author's trademark acerbic commentary throughout." —-Kirkus

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World War Two: A Short History 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
writer-historyreader More than 1 year ago
I bought this book for my 13 year old granddaughter to introduce her to this time in history. It's an easy read. He's a bit English centered and weak on the Battle of the Atlantic, but good overall. If you have someone who wonders what Pearl Harbor is, this is the book to start them off on.
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