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Alternatives to appeasement : Neville Chamberlain and Hitler's Germany / Andrew David Stedman
Bib ID 5465350
Format BookBook
Author
Stedman, Andrew David
 
Online Versions
Description London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2011 
x, 308 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1848853777
9781848853775
Series

International library of twentieth century history ; 42.

Summary

Charts the origins, development, and viability of the various alternatives to Chamberlain's policy of appeasement. Shows that none of the alternatives would have maintained a lasting peace and that war could not have been avoided given the rapid rise of Hitler and the Nazis in Germany.

Full contents
  • Isolation and absolute pacifism
  • Economic and colonial appeasement
  • League of Nations
  • Alliances
  • Armaments and defences
  • War and the threat of war.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-296) and index.

Subjects Chamberlain, Neville, 1869-1940.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany.  |  Germany -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

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