World War II in Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with General Sources: A Handbook of Literature and Research, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313033145
  • ISBN-13: 9780313033148
  • DDC: 940.53072
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 525 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1997 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1997

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This handbook discusses the best and most enduring literature related to the major topics and themes of World War II. Military historiography is treated in essays on the major theaters of military operations and the related themes of logistics and intelligence, while political and diplomatic history is covered in chapters on international relations, resistance movements, and collaboration.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: General Histories and the International Background.
2: 1 Histories of the War in Europe and the Pacific.
3: 2 The Origins of the War in Europe.
4: Research Aids, Sources, and Bibliographies.
5: 3 Reference Works: Bibliographies, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Atlases, and Chronologies.
6: 4 Primary Published Sources and Published Documents.
7: 5 World War II Battlefields and Museums.
8: 6 Personal Narratives of War Leaders.
9: 7 Personal Narratives of Sailors, Soldiers, and Civilians.
10: The European and Mediterranean-North African Theaters of the War.
11: 8 The German Onslaught, 1939–1940.
12: 9 North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater, 1939–1945.
13: 10 The Soviet-German War, 1941–1945.
14: 11 The Battle of the Atlantic.
15: 12 Grand Strategy and the "Second Front" Debate.
16: 13 Anglo-American Strategy and Command in Northwest Europe, 1944–1945.
17: 14 The Anglo-American Bombing Campaign in Europe.
18: 15 British and American Logistics.
19: The War Behind the Lines.
20: 16 Intelligence: Code Breaking, Espionage, Deception, and Special Operations.
21: 17 German Occupation of Europe, the Axis "New Order," and Collaboration.
22: 18 Resistance Movements in Europe.
23: 19 Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees: The European and Mediterranean Theaters.
24: 20 The Holocaust.
25: War and Society in Europe and the English-Speaking World.
26: 21 Comparative Economic Mobilization in World War II.
27: 22 The War and Social Change in Allied Lands, Occupied Europe, and the English-Speaking World.
28: 23 Women in World War II.
29: 24 Refugees, Displaced Persons, and Migration as a Consequence of World War II.
30: 25 The Domestic Impact of War and Occupation on Germany.
31: The Colonial Heritage and the War.
32: 26 World War II and Latin America.
33: 27 World War II and the Middle East.
34: 28 The War and the British Commonwealth.
35: 29 Sub-Saharan Africa.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.