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. Chasing Ghosts

    Chasing Ghosts (Paperback)

    A Memoir of a Father, Gone to War Louise DeSalvo
    Price: $24.95
    When literary biographer and memoirist Louise DeSalvo embarked upon a journey to learn why her father came home from World War II a changed man, she didn’t realize her quest would take ten years, and that it would yield more revelations about the man—and herself—and the effect...

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  2. A Pact with Vichy

    A Pact with Vichy (Paperback)

    Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration Emanuel Rota
    Price: $25.00
    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 Church of Greece under Axis Occupation

    The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation (Hardcover)

    Panteleymon Anastasakis
    Price: $55.00
    Axis forces (Germany, Italy, and Bulgaria) occupied Greece from 1941 to 1944. The unimaginable hardships caused by foreign occupation were compounded by the flight of the government days before enemy forces reached Athens. This national crisis forced the Church of Greece, an institution...

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  4. 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: $33.00
    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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  5. A Pact with Vichy

    A Pact with Vichy (Hardcover)

    Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration Emanuel Rota
    Price: $65.00
    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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