Appeasement and Rearmament: Britain, 1936-1939

Appeasement and Rearmament: Britain, 1936-1939

By: James P. Levy (author)Hardback

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Standing against conventional wisdom, historian James P. Levy reevaluates Britain's twin policies of appeasement and rearmament in the late 1930s. By carefully examining the political and economic environment of the times, Levy argues that Neville Chamberlain crafted an active, logical and morally defensible foreign policy designed to avoid and deter a potentially devastating war.

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James P. Levy is a special assistant professor and teaching fellow at the School for University Studies at Hofstra University. He is the author of numerous articles and The Royal Navy's Home Fleet in World War II.


1 Acknowledgment 2 Introduction 3 The Twenty-Year Truce 4 1936 5 Rearmament 6 1937-Chamberlain 7 1938-Munich 8 1939-To War 9 Epilogue: 1940 10 Conclusion 11 Bibliographical Essay

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780742545373
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780742545373
  • weight: 372
  • ISBN10: 0742545377

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