Sources:

1. Lowe Chapter 4 & 5 (esp. 5.4, 5.5, 5.6)

2. From "Wars and Warfare"


3. "Hitler, Chamberlain and Appeasement" by Frank McDonough (see teacher)









4. Functionalist vs. Intentionalist debate

5. Chapter 12 from Henry Kissinger, "Diplomacy" (see teacher)

6. The war in Asia (also important - but often forgotten!)
  • "Wars and Warfare" by John L. Tomkinson chapter 6 (Sino-Japanese War) - see teacher
  • Lowe 15.1

7. Some Webpages:

8. Video about AJP Taylor's controversial interpretations regarding the causes of WW2:


9. Michael Parenti's controversial interpretations about the causes of WW2:


10. From the "classic" BBC series on 20th century history:



Something lighter: