September 4: Divided Democracies

 

Topics:
  The Depression, Appeasement
Lecturer:
  Marc Selverstone
Readings:
 

Required:
Overy and Wheatcroft, The Road to War, pp. 73-163.

Reynolds, From Munich to Pearl Harbor, pp. 24-68.


Suggested:
Michael Jabara Carley, 1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999); review of Carley by Igor Lukes, H-Diplo, February 2000.

Donald Cameron Watt, How War Came: The Immediate Origins of the Second World War, 1938-1939 (London: Heinemann, 1989).

Melvin Small and Otto Feinstein, Appeasing Fascism: Articles from the Wayne State University Conference on Munich after Fifty Years (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1991).

 
Additional Resources:
  PowerPoint Slideshow