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"The Second World War"
An examination of the book by John Keagan, titled "The Second World War."
# 49512 | 1,425 words | 1 source | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Mar 10, 2004 in English (Analysis) , History (European - World Wars)


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"The Second World War" is an ambitious and illuminating one-volume accounting of some of the most important military events in human history. The paper explains that Keagan structures the book as chapters that move chronologically throughout the war, but also includes specific chapters on a variety of themes like espionage, occupation, production, and resistance movements.

From the Paper:

""The Second World War" by the prominent historian and journalist John Keegan is an excellent synthesis of a wide range of events that spanned continents and decades. In the text, Keegan delves capably into three main themes of 1) wartime strategies, 2) the broad topic of "themes of war" (which includes such things as supply, espionage, and secret weapons), and 3) the specific battles that made up the war. It is Keegan's impressive ability interweave and interrelate these complex and disparate themes that is one of the greatest strengths of the book. Altogether, "The Second World War" is a volume that is insightful and illuminating, as well as factually satisfying and thorough. Keegan is also a compassionate and compelling writer, making "The Second World War", almost ensuring the book's success with a wide spectrum of readers. Keegan never shies away from analysis within the book, a clear advantage of his impressive academic credentials."

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