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Aug 26, 2008
| ISBN 9780143114093
Aug 26, 2008
| ISBN 9781440651120
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Aug 26, 2008 | ISBN 9780143114093
Aug 26, 2008 | ISBN 9781440651120
One of the world’s leading historians re-examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, No Simple Victory asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect. Norman Davies poses simple questions that have unexpected answers: Can you name the five biggest battles of the war? What were the main political ideologies that were contending for supremacy? The answers to these questions will surprise even those who feel that they are experts on the subject. Davies has established himself as a preeminent scholar of World War II. No Simple Victory is an invaluable contribution to twentieth-century history and an illuminating portrait of a conflict that continues to provoke debate.
Norman Davies is Professor Emeritus of the University of London and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. He is the author of several books on Polish and European history including: God’s Playground; White Eagle; Red Star; The Isles; Europe; and… More about Norman Davies
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