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The Origins of the Second World War

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One of the most popular and controversial historians of the twentieth century, who made his subject accessible to millions, A.J.P. Taylor caused a storm of outrage with this scandalous bestseller. Debunking what were accepted truths about the Second World War, he argued provocatively that Hitler did not set out to cause the war as part of an evil master plan, but blundered into it partly by accident, aided by the shortcomings of others.
Fiercely attacked for vindicating Hitler, A.J.P. Taylor's stringent re-examination of the events preceding the Nazi invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 opened up new debate, and is now recognised as a brilliant and classic piece of scholarly research.

Folio Society edition from 2008 in great condition with red slip case.

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Author(s):
A.J.P. Taylor
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Folio Society
Title:
The Origins of the Second World War

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One of the most popular and controversial historians of the twentieth century, who made his subject accessible to millions, A.J.P. Taylor caused a storm of outrage with this scandalous bestseller. Debunking what were accepted truths about the Second World War, he argued provocatively that Hitler did not set out to cause the war as part of an evil master plan, but blundered into it partly by accident, aided by the shortcomings of others.
Fiercely attacked for vindicating Hitler, A.J.P. Taylor's stringent re-examination of the events preceding the Nazi invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 opened up new debate, and is now recognised as a brilliant and classic piece of scholarly research.

Folio Society edition from 2008 in great condition with red slip case.

Author(s):
A.J.P. Taylor
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Folio Society
Title:
The Origins of the Second World War

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