An interesting and well written look at the inter war period, with some nice focus on parts of the world often forgotten e.
, Latin America But, overall, too fragmented and discounted to do justice to its topic.
Although many of the chapters contained little new information about the interwar period this is tremendous read as it is a beautifully written and concise sweep through some of the major incidents in the 1920s and 1930s.
Another one I m looking forward to reading at Christmas.
as expected Well written and an easy read, but for beginners only Anybody who has seriously read history will quickly get bored, I think But the book is intended as such, I expect as there is a rather good further reading list at the end of each chapter A perfect Christmas gift to a teenager to get them started.
My teachers didn t spend time on these years in Europe Well written and concise, but I m still looking for another 300 pages on the same topics.
These years set up WW 2 and after, and that s what make them so important.
Franco and his generals witnessed the appalling murderous barbarity of the Left, and so decided to take action You would never guess that from this book You would think that they were solely responsible for launching the civil war.
At The End Of One Prescient American Historian Began To Write A History Of The Great War What Will You Call It He Was Asked The First World War Was His Bleak Response In Between the Wars Philip Ziegler Examines The Major International Turning Points Cultural And Social As Well As Political And Military That Led The World From One War To Another His Perspective Is Panoramic, Touching On All Parts Of The World Where History Was Being Made, Giving Equal Weight To Gandhi S March To The Sea And The Japanese Invasion Of China As To Hitler S Rise To Power It Is The Tragic Story Of A World Determined That The Horrors Of The First World War Would Never Be Repeated Yet Committed To A Path Which In Hindsight Was Inevitably Destined To End In A Second, Even Devastating Conflict