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The United States and World War II: The Awakening Giant (BAAS Paperbacks)

Folly, Martin

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ISBN 10: 0748615261 / ISBN 13: 9780748615261
Published by Edinburgh University Press
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Title: The United States and World War II: The ...

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press


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The United States and World War II is a broad-ranging introduction to the second world war in America.The politics, diplomacy and military strategy of the war form the core of the book. Coverage of the social issues is integrated into the larger narrative and the military and political aspects are linked to the social through the overarching theme of the transforming effects of the war. The author takes a chronological approach, offering a narrative history, while highlighting and developing key thematic links through the chapters. Exemplary material substantiates thematic points and enlivens the text, while historiographical issues are addressed as appropriate throughout the narrative.Coverage is broad-ranging - the narrative begins in the late 1930s, demonstrating that an understandingof the second world war as a transforming event requires discussion of the prior state of affairs, and ends with a consideration of the legacy of the war and its continuing significance.Overall this book provides

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Martin Folly is Lecturer in American Studies at the Brunel University

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