Originally published in 1946, this volume, based on some of the evidence taken from captured German files and archives, discusses many questions concerning German policy and diplomatic manoeuvre during the Second World War. It offers a fascinating insight into the rise and fall of the Nazi state and represents a record, aimed at both the general reader and student of history of some of the first documents which were available in the aftermath of the World War 2.
Table of Contents
1. The Best Way to Start a War 2 Otto to Alaric 3. Operation Sea-Lion 4. Felix and Isabella 5. Case Barbarossa. Appendix.
About the Series
Originally published between 1929 and 1991 the volumes in this set:
- Offer a comprehensive and challenging interpretation of the German past
- Assess Bismarck’s contribution to the German Empire and his legacy for modern Germany
- Examine the psyche of the Germans and discuss the psychological impact of the Second World War on the Germans
- Review critically not only the rise and rule of National Socialism, but also the strength of authoritarianism and militarism and the weakness of democracy in 19th Century Germany
- Examine the inter-relationships between social and economic change on the one hand, and political developments on the other.
- Analyse the significance of the Zollverein on economic growth
- Discuss authority and the law in the German Empire and the Weimar Republic.
- Analyse the contribution of German historians to 20th Century historiography
- Chart key events in British – German trade rivalry
- Include archival material from both the former East and West Germany.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
- HISTORY / General
- HISTORY / Europe / Germany