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  • Published: 15 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781845951306
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $27.99
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The Road to War

Revised And Updated Edition



A revised and updated edition of a classic history book exploring the beginnings of World War II in concise, accessible and enjoyable prose.

Hailed on publication as a thought-provoking, authoritative analysis of the true beginnings of the Second World War, this revised edition of The Road to War is essential reading for anyone interested in this momentous period of history. Taking each major nation in turn, the book tells the story of their road to war; recapturing the concerns, anxieties and prejudices of the statesmen of the thirties.

  • Published: 15 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781845951306
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the authors

Richard Overy

Richard Overy is Professor in History at the University of Exeter. Formerly Professor of Modern History at King's College, London, his books include William Morris, Viscount NuffieldThe Air War, 1939-1945Dictators, The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia, The Nazi Economic Recovery, 1932-1938, Goering: The Iron ManAll Our Working Lives (with Peter Pagnamenta), The Origins Of The Second World War, The Road To War (with Andrew Wheatcroft), War And Economy In The Third Reich, The Inter-War Crisis, 1919-1939, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet Effort: 1941-1945, and The Battle: Summer 1940. He is a fellow of the British Academy and winner of the Wolfson History Prize in 2005.

Andrew Wheatcroft

Andrew Wheatcroft is the author of many books on early modern and modern history, including The Ottomans (1995), The Habsburgs (1996) and Infidels (2003). During the writing of The Enemy at the Gate, he has researched in Austria, Germany, France, Ireland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, Sweden, and the USA. His previous books have been translated into eleven languages. He is based in Dumfriesshire, and is Professor, and Director of The Centre for Publishing Studies, at the University of Stirling.

Praise for The Road to War

A masterpiece of compression

London Literary Review

It is mesmerising to read about a world careering to hell

Independent

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