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Hitler's Enabler.

By: Ruggiero, John.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015Description: 1 online resource (240 p.).ISBN: 9781440840098.Subject(s): Chamberlain, Neville, -- 1869-1940 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hitler's Enabler: Neville Chamberlain and the Origins of the Second World WarDDC classification: 940.531 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgment; 1. Chamberlain and the Historians; 2. Setting the Stage; 3. The Stage Is Set; 4. Taking Charge; 5. Feeding the Beast; 6. Staying the Course; 7. A Frightful Gamble; 8. Danse Macabre; 9. Perfidious Albion; 10. Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary: Was Adolf Hitler hell-bent on inciting a war, and there was no course of action by any national leader that could have prevented World War II? Or, did Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy with Germany and slowness in strengthening England's armed forces directly encourage Hitler to strike, dooming Chamberlain's successor Winston Churchill to face the war that could have been prevented? This book provides an in-depth look at one of the most pivotal moments in England's history, tapping a variety of primary sources to reveal rarely considered perspectives on the story beh
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgment; 1. Chamberlain and the Historians; 2. Setting the Stage; 3. The Stage Is Set; 4. Taking Charge; 5. Feeding the Beast; 6. Staying the Course; 7. A Frightful Gamble; 8. Danse Macabre; 9. Perfidious Albion; 10. Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author

Was Adolf Hitler hell-bent on inciting a war, and there was no course of action by any national leader that could have prevented World War II? Or, did Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy with Germany and slowness in strengthening England's armed forces directly encourage Hitler to strike, dooming Chamberlain's successor Winston Churchill to face the war that could have been prevented? This book provides an in-depth look at one of the most pivotal moments in England's history, tapping a variety of primary sources to reveal rarely considered perspectives on the story beh

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<p>John Ruggiero is associate professor of history at Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA.</p>

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