Item description for Dictadores (Tiempo De Memoria/ Memory Time) by Richard Overy...
Overview An analytical study of the dictatorships of Hitler and Stalin discusses their public images in comparison with their private personalities, their ascents to power, and the massive wars that marked their rules.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 2.5" Weight: 2.85 lbs.
Release Date Jan 10, 2006
ISBN 8483103591 ISBN13 9788483103593
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More About Richard Overy
Richard Overy is a British historian who has published extensively on the history of World War II and the Third Reich. In 2007 as The Times editor of Complete History of the World he chose the 50 key dates of world history. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (1977), Fellow of the British Academy (2000) and Fellow of King's College (2003). In 2001 he was awarded the Samuel Elliot Morison Prize of the Society for Military History for his contribution to the history of warfare. In September 2004 he took up appointment as Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He has written over thirty books on World War II, including Why the Allies Won and 1939: Countdown to War. His work on World War II has been praised as "highly effective (in) the ruthless dispelling of myths" (A. J. P. Taylor), "original and important" (New York Review of Books) and "at the cutting edge" (Times Literary Supplement.)