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World War II

A New History


Evan Mawdsley, University of Glasgow


This is a revised and updated edition of Evan Mawdsley's acclaimed global history of World War II. Beginning with the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War, Evan Mawdsley shows how the war's origins lay in a conflict between the old international order and the new and traces its globalisation as it swept through Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The primary focus is on the war's military and strategic history, though also examines the political, economic, ideological and cultural factors which…

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Key features

  • Provides a global approach to the history of the Second World War, integrating events in Asia and the Pacific, India, North Africa, Europe, Russia and America
  • Includes a fully revised further reading section with many new sources published since 2009
  • Features extensive maps and illustrations, text boxes outlining key individuals, events, and themes, timelines at the start of each chapter, suggestions for further reading and links to relevant websites

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects History,Military History,Twentieth Century Regional History
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 25 June 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108496094
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.86kg
    • Page extent: 410 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 25 June 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108791403
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.73kg
    • Page extent: 410 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 18 May 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108866026

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