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The Origins of the Second World War

Lecture no. 1 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History

 The Origins of the Second World War

Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

In this opening lecture, Professor Thomas Childers puts the war into context, examining both its historical importance as the single largest event in human history and shaper of subsequent global events; and its origins, with emphasis on the role of the Versailles Treaty, the international system that emerged from the 1920s, and that system's subsequent failure.

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February 5, 2017
Brilliant Professor with deep know-how of the subject. This is a Gem.

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