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Unconditional: The Japanese Surrender in World War II


Marc Gallicchio

24 November 2022

Pivotal Moments in American History

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That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps


Heather Hathaway

12 July 2022

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Hitler's True Believers: How Ordinary People Became Nazis


Robert Gellately

08 July 2022

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Winston Churchill: A Life in the News


Richard Toye

25 November 2021

A books which traces Churchill's life in the news from cradle to grave, showing how tensions between tradition and novelty played into his constantly evolving media image.

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice


Mary Fulbrook

03 September 2020

Reckonings documents how Holocaust victims have sought justice over the decades and the haunting disparity between crime and punishment.

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Aerial Warfare: A Very Short Introduction


Frank Ledwidge

26 March 2020

Very Short Introductions

Aerial warfare has dominated western war-making for over 100 years, and despite regular announcements of its demise, it shows no sign of becoming obsolete. Frank Ledwidge offers a sweeping global history of air warfare, introducing the major battles, crises, and controversies where air power has taken centre stage.

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Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction


Jane Caplan

25 July 2019

Very Short Introductions

Nazi Germany may have only lasted for 12 years, but it has left a legacy that still echoes with us today. This book discusses the emergence and appeal of the Nazi party, the relationship between consent and terror in securing the regime, the role played by Hitler himself, and the dark stains of war, persecution, and genocide left by Nazi Germany.

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Concentration Camps: A Short History


Dan Stone

02 March 2017

Dan Stone presents a global history of concentration camps, and considers the importance of these institutions to modern consciousness and identity. Tracing camps from their origins in in early-twentieth century colonial warfare, he discusses their evolution throughout the last century, and the complex questions their use raises.

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World War II: A Very Short Introduction


Gerhard L. Weinberg

13 November 2014

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, the eminent scholar Gerhard L. Weinberg explores one of the most important events in history. Examining the origins, course, and impact of the World War II — through both the soldiers and the ordinary citizens who lived through it — he considers the long-lasting impact it continues to have around the world.

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Nazi Germany


Jane Caplan

24 April 2008

Oxford Short History of Germany

An authoritative and up-to-date history of Nazi Germany, with each chapter written by an internationally acknowledged expert in the field, covering everything from the ideological origins of Nazism, through the history of politics and society in the 'Third Reich', to the aftermath of National Socialism in postwar German history and memory.

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Roger Griffin

08 June 1995

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