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Published: 01 June 2015

416 Pages | 245 b&w halftones; 28 color halftones; 18 maps

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199605828

Bookseller Code (02)

The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

Richard Overy

Oxford Illustrated History

  • A new assessment of World War Two for a new generation
  • Written by a team of leading historians under the expert editorial guidance of Richard Overy
  • Covers everything from Japanese aggression against China in the early 1930s to the transition from World War to Cold War in the late 1940s
  • Outlines the genesis of war, the major theatres of conflict, the economics of total war, the fighting power of the combatants, genocide, the culture of war, and the experience of war for both combatants and civilians
  • Explores the course of the war not just in terms of the Allied response but also from the viewpoint of the Axis aggressor states
  • A stimulating and thought-provoking new interpretation of one of the most terrible episodes in world history

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