The Origins of the First and Second World Wars
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The Origins of the First and Second World Wars

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An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. This text analyses the origins of the First and Second World Wars in one single volume, drawing on a wide range of material, including original sources. In concise chapters, Frank McDonough surveys the key issues surrounding the causes of the First and Second World Wars, offers a critical survey of the conflict between historians and provides a lively selection of primary documents on major issues. The result is a unique perspective on the origins of the two most devastating military conflicts in world history.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 6mm | 222.26g
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • 2 colour book
  • 0521568617
  • 9780521568616
  • 231,092

Table of contents

1. The origins of the First World War, 1871-1914; 2. The historians and the origins of the First World War; 3. The origins of the Second World War: 1 War and the fragile peace, 1914-38; 4. The origins of the Second World War: 2 From peace to global war, 1933-41; 5. The historians and the origins of the Second World War.show more