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democracy at war

William L. O"Neill

democracy at war

America"s fight at home and abroad in World War II

by William L. O"Neill

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.,
  • United States -- History -- 1933-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam L. O"Neill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD 769 O64 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 480 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22139385M
    ISBN 100674197372
    LC Control Number93015677

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      Athenian Democracy at War by David M. Pritchard, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Democracy at War by William O'Neill Be the first to review this item As America fought to defend democratic ideals in Europe and Asia during World War II, our own democratic politics at home paradoxically created a far.

    On the whole, they find, democracies' dependence on public consent makes for more, rather than less, effective foreign policy. Taking a fresh approach to a question that has long merited such a study, this book yields crucial insights on security policy, the causes of war, and the interplay between domestic politics and international relations. The Second World War. Fought on every continent except Antarctica, in all the oceans, and through the vast distances of the world's airspace, the Second World War was the most significant person-made event in human history. It shattered millions of lives and shaped the world for decades to come. Its effects are felt still.


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