The Cambridge History of the Second World War

The Cambridge History of the Second World War

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The Cambridge History of the Second World War' is an authoritative new account of the conflict that unfolded between 1939 and 1945. With contributions from a team of leading historians, the three volumes adopt a transnational approach to offer a comprehensive, global analysis of the military, political, sociological, economic and cultural aspects of the war. Volume 1 provides an operational perspective on the course of the war, examining strategies, military cultures and organisation and the key campaigns, whilst Volume 2 reviews the 'politics' of war, the global aspirations of the rival alliances, and the role of diplomacy. Volume 3 considers the war as an economic, social and cultural event, exploring how entire nations mobilized their economies and populations and dealt with the catastrophic losses that followed. The volumes conclude by considering the lasting impact of World War Two and the memory of war across different cultures of commemoration.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2015
ISBN: 9781107101777
1107101778
9781107038929
1107038928
9781107034075
1107034078
9781107039957
1107039959
Characteristics: 3 volumes (2025 p.) : illus. (some color), maps ; 24 cm

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