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Neville Chamberlain, appeasement, and the British road to war

by Frank McDonough

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Chamberlain, Neville, 1869-1940,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes,
    • World politics -- 1900-1945,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-185) and index.

      StatementFrank McDonough.
      SeriesNew frontiers in history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA47.2 .M26 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL669659M
      ISBN 100719048311, 071904832X
      LC Control Number97015519

      Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War (Hardcover) By Tim Bouverie. BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II Neville Chamberlain Appeasement is grounded in the political and social history of Great Britain during the period. About Appeasement. A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II “An eye-opening narrative that makes for exciting but at times uncomfortable reading as one reflects on possible lessons for the present.”—Antonia Fraser, author of Mary Queen of Scots.

      Yet even the most studied subjects in history are subject to further revelation. And this is true of "Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War" by Tim Bouverie. Arthur Neville Chamberlain FRS (/ ˈ tʃ eɪ m b ər l ɪ n /; 18 March – 9 November ) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May to May He is best known for his foreign policy of appeasement, and in particular for his signing of the Munich Agreement on 30 September , conceding the German-speaking Sudetenland Parents: Joseph Chamberlain (father).

      A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II“An eye-opening narrative that makes for exciting but at times uncomfortable reading as one reflects on possible lessons for the present.”—Antonia Fraser, author of Mary Queen of ScotsOn a wet a.   Praise For Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War “It is refreshing that Tim Bouverie, a bright young British historian, should devote his debut book to debunking many of the pro-appeasement myths and reminding us that, in fact, it should be the anti-appeaser Winston Churchill who deserves the laurels.


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APPEASEMENT Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War By Tim Bouverie. Three months after Hitler came to power in Germany, the British ambassador in Berlin dispatched a prescient 5, The text suggests that the mood of the age in British society served to support appeasement, by analyzing the cluster of military, strategic, imperial and economic forces which served to justify it.

The book argues that, when Neville Chamberlain came to power, appeasement was part of a broad consensus in British society Re-examines the controversial policy of appeasement/5(8). A major new history of the British appeasement of the Third Reich in the lead up to World War II On a And the British road to war book day inPrime Minister Neville Chamberlain stepped off a plane and prepared to address the teeming crowd assembled on the airfield/5.

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McDonough provides a. The recent publication of Tim Bouverie’s, Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill and the Road to War, has fueled renewed interest in the reasons for the blunders of British diplomacy in the s.

The book has received deservedly high praise for the clarity of its analysis of appeasement’s consequences. Bouverie places the major responsibility for appeasement’s failure on Prime Minister Neville Author: John P. Rossi. The book argues that, when Neville Chamberlain came to power, appeasement was part of a broad consensus in British society to avoid a second world war.

It provides an interpretation of Chamberlain's conduct by showing how he used and abused the mood of the age to justify a selfish and ambitious policy which was idealogically prejudiced/5(5). Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War is published by Bodley Head (£20).

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Appears In. CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, v35, no.n10, June, p(1) (ISSN: ) Author. Callahan, R.A. Published. American Library Association, June Physical. (Neville Chamberlain after returning from the Munich Conference) In the controversial British historian, A.J.P.

Taylor published THE ORIGINS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR arguing that the war was caused by the appeasement policies pursued by England and France toward Nazi Germany. “The desire to avoid a Second World War was perhaps the most understandable and universal wish in history,” Tim Bouverie writes in “Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road.

The book argues that, when Neville Chamberlain came to power, appeasement was part of a broad consensus in British society to avoid a second world war. It provides an interpretation of Chamberlain's conduct by showing how he used and abused the mood of the age to justify a selfish and ambitious policy which was idealogically prejudiced.

Editorial Reviews. Unlike other books about the prelude to World War II, Appeasement avoids narrowing in on a single event (Munich) or individual (Chamberlain) in favor of a more comprehensive and immersive account, beginning with Hitler's appointment as German chancellor in and ending in Bouverie emphasizes the surprising ironies rather than the obvious Brand: Crown Publishing Group.

The book argues that, when Neville Chamberlain came to power, appeasement was part of a broad consensus in British society to avoid a second world war. It provides an interpretation of Chamberlain's conduct by showing how he used and abused the mood of the age to justify a selfish and ambitious policy which was idealogically prejudiced/5(8).

Bouverie, a young British journalist, is aware that he’s entering well-worn ground. Unlike other books about the prelude to World War II, Appeasement avoids narrowing in on a single event (Munich) or individual (Chamberlain) in favor of a more comprehensive and immersive account This is well-paced narrative history: intelligent, lucid, riveting — even while possessing the terrible 3/4(9).

Frank McDonough, Neville Chamberlain, Appeasement and the British Road to War (Manchester: Manchester University Press ) p A rare exception to the historical tendency to consider Chamberlain as bordering on dictatorial is John Charmley, who rejects arguments that Chamberlain was a despot, noting how neither Eden nor Duff Cooper were Cited by: 1.

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War (Hardcover) BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II Neville Chamberlain Appeasement is grounded in the political and social history of Great Britain during the period.

A New Understanding of Neville Chamberlain & His Era. In Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill and the Road to War (), Tim Bouverie has authored a .Book Description Tim Duggan Books 6/4/, Hardback or Cased Book.

Condition: New. Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this sellerPrice Range: $ - $  An amazing, if depressing book about policy mistakes in the run up to World War 2: this book brings the principal players, Chamberlain, Hitler, etc to life and how the British Government took its time to realise that it wasn’t dealing with reasonable people, rather an evil to be fought/5().