September 2: The World of Extremes -- Europe

 

Topics:
  Fascism, Nazism, Communism
Lecturer:
  Marek Chodakiewicz
Readings:
 

Required:
Gerhard Weinberg, Germany, Hitler, and World War II: Essays in Modern German and World History (New York, Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 30-53 (pdf).

Overy and Wheatcroft, The Road to War, pp. 1-72, 164-257.

Overy, Russia's War, pp. 1-33.


Suggested:
Istvan Deak, Essays on Hitler's Europe (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2001), pp. 16-22 (pdf).

Gerhard Weinberg, The Foreign Policy of Hitler's Germany: Starting World War II, 1937-1939 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980; Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1994).

 
Additional Resources:
  Deaths due to Stalinist terror in 1930s, Robert Conquest, The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization adn the Terror-Famine (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986), p. 306.

Photo of the Fronde, Fronda, nr. 25/26(2001), p. 341.

Photo of Spanish Marxists, masquerading as clergy, The Red Domination in Spain, (Madrid, 1946), annex V, number 23 B.