Norman Stone - World War Two: A Short History

World War Two: A Short History

Žáner : Dejiny

Subjects : History, Europe, General
Vydanie : 07/01/2013
Editor : First Edition
Vydavateľ : Basic Books
Formát : Hardcover
Stránky : 272
Language : v
Rozmery : 8.30 x 5.60 x 1.10 in
ISBN-10 : 9780465013722
ASIN : 0465013724
After the unprecedented destruction of the Great War, the world longed for a lasting peace. The victors, however, valued vengeance even more than stability and demanded a massive indemnity from Germany in order to keep it from rearming. The results, as eminent historian Norman Stone describes in this authoritative history, were disastrous. In "World War Two", Stone provides a remarkably concise account of the deadliest war of human history, showing how the conflict roared to life from the ashes of World War One. Adolf Hitler rode a tide of popular desperation and resentment to power in Germany, promptly making good on his promise to return the nation to its former economic and military strength. He bullied Europe into giving him his way, and in so doing backed the victors of the Great War into a corner. Following the invasion of Poland in 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany—a decision that, Stone argues, was utterly irrational. Yet Hitler had driven the world mad, and the rekindling of European hostilities soon grew to a conflagration that spread across the globe, fanned by political and racial ideologies more poisonous—and weaponry more destructive—than the world had ever seen. With commanding expertise, Stone leads readers through the escalation, climax, and mournful denouement of this sprawling conflict. "World War Two" is an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the twentieth century and its defining struggle.
Norman Stone - World War Two: A Short History
Norman Stone
World War Two: A Short History by Norman Stone
3.99
Norman Stone
mens Greg Norman Shark PLAY DRY Stone Creek golf moisture wicking sz XL JACKET
21.5
Norman Stone
NEW Norman Stone Castles (2): Europe 950-1204 (Fortress) by Christopher Gravett
29.93
Norman Stone
Batman #202-1968 fn Chic Stone / Irv Novick The Great Norman
18.99
Norman Stone
Quest for Sheba by Norman Stone Pearn
44.13
Norman Stone
USED (VG) A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in India by Norman Lewis
19.44
Norman Stone
**BNWT* JANE NORMAN SIZE 12 BLUE STRAPLESS STONE MAXI DRESS *FAST POSTAGE**
5.11
Norman Stone
JANE NORMAN Stone beige angora mix shimmer lurex JUMPER TOP UK 12 ( US 8 )
1.21
Norman Stone
"MICK JAGGER" Rolling Stones Musician Philip Norman HC/DJ 1st Ed/1st Print 2012
3.39
Norman Stone
GREGG ALLMAN KEN KESEY NORMAN MAILER MUSIC AWARDS ART ROLLING STONE 1975/ #178
25.0
Norman Stone
Norman Granz Jazz At Philharmonic Vol 5 vinyl 10" VG+ David Stone Martin
15.0
Norman Stone
GREG NORMAN Performance Shorts Stone $65 36 EUC
18.0
Norman Stone
Vtg 1947 OUR WASHINGTON Clare Marguerite McPhee Picture Book Vera Stone Norman
9.99
Norman Stone
HEAVY DUTY 5" (125MM) VAN NORMAN VALVE GRINDER STONE MEDIUM GRIT BRAND NEW
39.99
Norman Stone
NEW Greg Norman Men's 32Wx30L Essentials Golf Pants Stone
29.99
Norman Stone
old CLASSIC WW1 EASTERN FRONT BOOK NORMAN STONE HARDCOVER
14.99
Norman Stone
The Pre-Norman Date of the Design and Some of the Stone Work of Oxford Cathedral
35.09
Norman Stone
NORMAN COVAN 18 KT. YELLOW GOLD WITH DIAMONDS AND BERIL STONES EARRINGS
2900.0
Norman Stone
NORMAN COVAN 18 KT. YELLOW GOLD WITH DIAMONDS AND BERIL STONES NECKLACE
3200.0
Norman Stone
Keep Calm and Hide Behind Daryl T Shirt The walking Dead fan Norman Reedus
19.44
Norman Stone
Keep Calm and Hide Behind Daryl T Shirt The walking Dead fan Norman Reedus
19.44
Norman Stone
Keep Calm and Hide Behind Daryl T Shirt The walking Dead fan Norman Reedus
19.44
Norman Stone
Keep Calm and Hide Behind Daryl T Shirt The walking Dead fan Norman Reedus
19.44
Norman Stone
Keep Calm and Hide Behind Daryl T Shirt The walking Dead fan Norman Reedus
19.44

O Autorovi

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.