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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 of History at King's College, London. He is the author of numerous books on the Third Reich and the Second World War, including War and Economy in the Third Reich, Why the Allies Won, Russia's War, The Battle and Interrogations. He was made a Fellow of the British Academy in 2000 and in 2001 was awarded the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize for his contribution to military history.

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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