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The legacy of the Second World War

by John Lukacs

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


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Addresses the perplexing and often overlooked questions about World War II, revealing the ways in which the war and its legacy still touch lives today.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Lukacs
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD743 .L794 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24433668M
ISBN 100300114397
ISBN 109780300114393
LC Control Number2008942446
OCLC/WorldCa449853531

  Paris (AFP) - The birth of the United Nations, the death of colonial empires and the first steps towards the European Union are all legacies of World War II. - . It has been more than 60 years since the end of the Second World War, a conflict that shaped the second half of the Twentieth Century. The significance of the war, and its relevance to the lives of so many, has generated a legacy of published material on.

  Her father, my grandfather, fought in the US army in Germany during the second world war. He also taught memoir writing classes to . Others were available but not used until post-war such as in-flight author concludes from his extensive research arguing that there is little new in defence today as so many modern weapons trace their origins back to the Second World is an original and thought-provoking book by a highly respected military history author.

  The First World War marked the watershed between the 19th and 20th centuries. The former was characterized by a relatively well-functioning international payment system based on the gold standard. London played a pivotal and stabilizing role, and the leading central banks cooperated as necessary. There was almost perfect mobility of factors of production, and .   to the Nazis, most of Europe has left the legacy of the Second World War behind. In contrast, in east Asia today, the legacy of is unfinished business. The Japanese right wing still argues that the country was engaged in a “war of liberation” against western imperialism.


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The Legacy of the Second World War is a poorly written ramble, which attempts and fails to answer questions that only an academic would be interested in debating.

Unsupported statements are piled one on another, with obvious bias and little by: 2. The master historian John Lukacs explores lasting questions and enigmas about World War II, its consequences, and its persistent legacy Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us.

John Lukacs is a prominent historian in contemporary history and has published more than thirty books, many of which deal with the war. The Legacy of the Second World War is not an academic history of the war or a particular aspect of the war.

Instead, it is a culmination of his career studying the history/5. Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us. In this probing book, the acclaimed historian John Lukacs raises perplexing questions about World War II that have yet to be : Yale University Press.

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Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin /5. 1 day ago  World War II left Western Europe and Japan in ruins.

An American defense shield allowed them to revive, economically and democratically, in the. Legacy. s paperback edition in 12 volumes shared some titles with the first edition but for different portions of the work.

The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached by:   He is also well known as a writer of military history and provide the British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand material for On Seas Contested- The Seven Great Navies of the Second World War, published in by the Naval Institute Press in the United States and which won the Stonebooks award for "The Best Non-Fiction book on World War II" to have 3/5(2).

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There is a huge array of books focusing on the conflict, the struggles of the military and ordinary people, the key moments, and many more subjects. Book Review, The Legacy of the Second World War. The Legacy of World War Two: Decline, Rise and Recovery The second important address delivered by Churchill in is one that is well known to scholars and Brussels bureaucrats but largely.

In fact, all World War II veterans went silent, doing their best to lock away their trauma, as society had little capacity to acknowledge it, let alone treat it. The Veteran Administration's main treatment of severe psychological anguish in the late s was to perform lobotomies on the veteran.

In a work that brilliantly argues for World War II's central place in the history of the twentieth century, Lukacs applies his singular expertise toward addressing the war's most persistent enigmas. The Second World War was Hitler's war. Yet questions about Hitler's thoughts and his decisions still remain.

In The Legacy of the Second World War, Mr. Lukacs asks — and tries to answer (though with a measure of ambiguity) — six questions: • “Was the Second World War inevitable?” •. The latter resulted from the division of Europe and the domination of Eastern Europe by Stalin (pages 54 and ).

Lukacs's second thesis is that the Second World War was Hitler's war; he was the principal cause of it. As in his other books about the Second World War, Lukacs counterpoints the centrality of Hitler with that of s: 8. The master historian John Lukacs explores lasting questions and enigmas about World War II, its consequences, and its persistent legacy Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War II, its consequences are still with us.The First World War in the History of the Weimar Republic Gerd Krumreich.

Chapter 7. Fascism and Legacy of the Great War Angelo Ventrone. Chapter 8. The French Desire for Peace and Security in the ’s Jean-Claude Allain.

Chapter 9. Britain in the Wake in the Great War Jay Winter. Chapter Germany: War without Public Backing Hans Mommsen.The Legacy of the Second World War John Lukacs, Author. Yale Univ. $26 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS.