World War II

The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension

Edited by G. Kurt Piehler, Florida State University


This series features new and exciting scholarship on the history of the Second World War. It is equally interested in monographs that explore the political, military, diplomatic, and economic dimensions of this war as well those that examine its social, cultural, intellectual, and gender history. A central focus of this series will to be on monographs analyzing the human dimension of this epic conflict. It seeks works that analyze the multitude of experiences faced not only by combatants, but also by civilians who lived in all the nations engaged in this war. A global war, this epic struggle left no society untouched. Thus, the series seeks works that explore the impact of this conflict not only on the United States, Europe, and Japan, but also on Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

  1. The United States and the Second World War

    The United States and the Second World War (Paperback)

    New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front Edited by G. Kurt Piehler, and Sidney Pash
    Price: $26.00
    In this compelling book, G. Kurt Piehler and Sidney Pash bring together a collection of essays offering a fresh examination of American participation in the Second World War, including a long overdue reconsideration of such seminal topics as the forces leading the United States to enter World War...

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  2. A Pact with Vichy

    A Pact with Vichy (Hardcover)

    Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration Emanuel Rota
    Price: $45.00
    Angelo Tasca, a pivotal figure in 20th-century Italian political history, and indeed European history, is frequently overshadowed by his Fascist opponent Mussolini or his Socialist and Communist colleagues (Gramsci and Togliatti). Yet, as Emanuel Rota reveals in this captivating biography,...

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  3. The Diary of Prisoner 17326

    The Diary of Prisoner 17326 (Paperback)

    A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp John K. Stutterheim, Foreword by Mark Parillo
    Price: $25.00
    In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to life the shocking day-to-day conditions in a Japanese labor camp and provides an intimate look at...

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  4. S

    S (Hardcover)

    World War II, The Holocaust, and Rural Judaism Gilya Gerda Schmidt
    Price: $70.00
    Süssen Is Now Free of Jews offers a close look at the legacy of a few Jewish families from Süssen—a village in the District of Göppingen, which is located in the state of Baden Württemberg in southern Germany. The author, Gilya Gerda Schmidt, looks at this rural region...

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  5. Hungary in World War II

    Hungary in World War II (Paperback)

    Caught in the Cauldron Deborah S. Cornelius
    Price: $30.00
    The story of Hungary's participation in World War II is part of a much larger narrative—one that has never before been fully recounted for a non-Hungarian readership. As told by Deborah Cornelius, it is a fascinating tale of rise and fall, of hopes dashed and dreams in tatters. Using...

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