A Land Fit for Heroes? Britain After the First World War - Book List

Recommended

Henig, R.B. Versailles and After 1919 - 1933
London: Routledge, 1995

Overy, R.J. The Origins of the Second World War - 3rd edition
Harlow: Longman, 2008

Background Reading

Bell, P. The Origins of the Second World War in Europe - 2nd edition
London: Longman, 1997

Brendon, P. The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s
London: Jonathan Cape, 2000

Faber, D. Munich 1938: Appeasement and World War Two
London: Simon & Schuster, 2009

Gerwarth, R. Twisted Paths: Europe 1914 - 45
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007

Goldstein, E. The First World War Peace Settlement: From Versailles to Locarno 1919 - 1923
London: Longman, 2002

Hayes, P. Themes in Modern European History 1890 - 1945
London: Routledge, 1992

Henig, R.B. The Origins of the Second World War
London: Methuen, 1985

Kershaw, I. Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain's Road to War
London: Allen Lane/Penguin, 2004

McDonough, F. Hitler, Chamberlain and Appeasement
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002

Macmillan, M. Peacemakers: The Paris Conference of 1919 and its Attempt to End War
London: Murray, 2001

Overy, R. 1939: Countdown to War
London: Penguin, 2010

Overy, R. The Inter-war Crisis 1919 - 1939 - 2nd edition
Harlow: Longman, 2010

Overy, R. The Morbid Age: Britain and the Crisis of Civilization 1919 - 1939
London: Penguin, 2010

Overy, R. The Road to War: The Origins of World War II
London: Pimlico, 2008

Preston, P. The Spanish Civil War, 1936 - 39
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986

Sharp, A. The Versailles Settlement: Peacemaking after the First World War 1919 - 1923
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

Steiner, Z.S. Lights that Failed: European International History 1919 - 33
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005

Steiner, Z.S. The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933 - 1939
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011

Taylor, A.J.P. The Origins of the Second World War
London: Penguin, 1961

Williamson, D.G. Age of the Dictators: A Study of European Dictatorship 1919 - 53
Harlow: Pearson/Longman, 2007

Wiskemann, E. Europe of the Dictators 1919 - 1945
London: Collins, 1967

Andrew Lacey
October 2017

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