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The Shadows of Total War : Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919-1939 (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

ISBN: 0521812364; 9780521812368;
Издательство: Cambridge University Press
Страниц: 374

Book DescriptionThe essays in this compelling collection examine the period between the two world wars of the twentieth century; one of the most exciting in the history of war. They explore the lingering consequences of World War I; the intellectual efforts to analyze this conflict's military significance; the attempts to plan for another general war; and several episodes in the 1930s that portended the war that erupted in 1939.Download DescriptionThe period between the two world wars of the twentieth century was one of the most crucial in the history of war. In anticipation of another conflict, military planners and civilian thinkers struggled after 1918 with the painful implications of World War I. Given its scope, the wholesale mobilization of civilian populations, and the targeting of civilians via blockades and strategic bombing, many observers regarded this titanic conflict as a 'total war'. They also concluded that any future conflict would bear the same hallmarks; and they...

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