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Author Gluckstein, Donny, 1954-

Title A people's history of the Second World War : resistance versus empire / Donny Gluckstein.

Publication Info. London : Pluto, 2012.


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (x, 269 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. Spanish Prelude; Part I: Yugoslavia, Greece, Polandand Latvia -- Between the Blocs; 2. Yugoslavia -- Balancing Powers; 3. Greece -- Allies at War with the Resistance; 4. Poland's Warsaw Rising; 5. Latvia -- Standing History on its Head; Part II: France, Britain and the USA -Divisions Within the Allied Camp; 6. France -- Imperial Glory versus Resistance Ideology; 7. Britain -- The Myth of Unity; 8. USA -- Racism in the Arsenal of Democracy; Part III: Germany, Austria and Italy -- Under the Axis; 9. Germany -- Conservatives and Antifa.
10. Austria -- Resistance and Ruling-Class Capitulation11. Italy -- The Working Class and theTwo Wars; Part IV: India, Indonesia and Vietnam -Different Enemies; 12. India -- From Famine to Independence; 13. Indonesia -- Axis and Allies United Against the People; 14. Vietnam -- Anti-Imperialist Breakthrough; Conclusion; Chronology; Notes; Index.
Summary A history of the Second World War as fought 'from below' by anti-fascist militias, who worked both with and against the allied powers.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Subject World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945.
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Military history.
Second World War.
Internationaler Vergleich
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form Electronic books.
In: Academic Library
Other Form: Print version: 9780745328027
ISBN 9781849647199 (electronic bk.)
1849647194 (electronic bk.)
9781849647205 (electronic bk.)
1849647208 (electronic bk.)

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