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The Origins of the Second World War By R.J. Overy

The Origins of the Second World War by R.J. Overy

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This edition contains material on intelligence and war and the author stresses that the policy of France and Britain was governed primarily by reasons of state, and only secondarily by moral considerations.

The Origins of the Second World War Summary

The Origins of the Second World War by R.J. Overy

A new edition of this popular study which offers broad analysis of the complex events leading to World War Two. Richard Overy provides a multi-national explanation for the outbreak of hostilities, placing the war in the context of imperial rivalry, economic pressures and domestic politics as the victors of World War One wrestled to avoid a Second.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BACKGROUND 1. Explaining the Second World War. PART TWO: ANALYSIS 2. International Crisis. 3. Economic and Imperial Rivalry. 4. Armaments and Domestic Politics. 5. War Over Poland. 6. From European to World War. PART THREE: ASSESSMENT 7. Hitler's War? Part Four: Documents. Bibliography. Primary Sources. Memoirs, diaries and contemporary accounts. Secondary sources: books. Articles. A Guide to the Main People in the Text. Index.

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The Origins of the Second World War by R.J. Overy
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