The dark valley : a panorama of the 1930s / Piers Brendon

Author(s): Brendon, Piers
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Subjects: World politics, 1933-1945
National socialism
Europe--History--1918-1945
Japan--History--1926-1945
Soviet Union--History--1925-1953
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st American ed
Published: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2000
LC Classification: D
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
I. The Harvest of Armageddon 3
II. The Roots of Fascism 21
III. The Bane of Capitalism 43
IV. Depression in America 69
V. The Triumph of Hitler 88
VI. The Duce and the Pope 108
VII. The Decadence of France 128
VIII. The Slump in Britain 150
IX. Japan's Imperial Destiny 174
X. Stalin's Revolution 197
XI. The New Deal 220
XII. The Nazis in Power 240
XIII. Mussolini's Abyssinian Adventure 262
XIV. Leon Blum and the Popular Front 283
XV. The Coming of the Spanish Civil War 307
XVI. Franco's Victory 330
XVII. Britain's Royal State 353
XVIII. The Rise of Japanese Militarism 374
XIX. The Soviet Purges 397
XX. America in Isolation 422
XXI. The Fuhrer's Path to War 445
XXII. The Fascist Axis 469
XXIII. France's Lean Years 492
XXIV. Churchill, Chamberlain and Appeasement 516
XXV. Nippon in China 541
XXVI. The Making of the Nazi-Soviet Pact 565
Conclusion 589
Notes 593
Select Bibliography 676
Index 679
Notes: LCCN: 00034918
ISBN: 0375408819 (alk. paper)
"Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, London, in 2000"--t.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [693]-773) and index
Physical Description: xviii, 795 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44046943
ISBN/ISSN: 0375408819

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