In this book an internationally rewned team of historians provides comprehensive coverage of all major campaigns and theaters of World War II, synthesizing the tremendous breadth and depth of source materials on this global conflict. It includes primary-source documents created by both famous leaders and average citizens. * Introductory essays examine the causes, course, and consequences of the war * A bibliography includes recently published books as well as movies and electronic media * A comprehensive chrology clarifies the order of historical events
Priscilla Roberts, PhD, is associate professor of history at the University of Hong Kong. Her published works include The Cold War; Window on the Forbidden City: The Beijing Diaries of David Bruce, 1973-1974; and Behind the Bamboo Curtain: China, Vietnam, and the World Beyond Asia.