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28. ), The 'Fuhrer State': Myth and Reality (Stuttgart, 1981), pp. 23-42. Bullock, 'Hitler and the Origins of the Second World War', p. 220; Alan S. ), Probleme des Zweiten Welkrieges (Köln, 1967), pp. 19-40; idem, The German Economy at War (London, 1965). Jost Dülffer, Weimar, Hitler und die Marine: Reichspolitik und Flottenbau 1920-1939 (Düsseldorf, 1973); Wilhelm Deist, The Wehrmacht and German Rearmament (London, 1981); Williamson Murray, The Change in the European Balance of Power, 1938-1939.
76. ), The China Quagmire: Japan's Expansion on the Asian Continent (New York, 1974); idem, Deterrent Diplomaey: Japan, Germany and the USSR, 1935-1940 (New York, 1976); idem, The Fateful Choice: Japan's Advanee into South-east Asia, 1939-1941 (New York, 1980), and the essays in idem, Dilemmas of Growth in Pre-warJapan (Princeton NJ, 1971). See also William Carr, Poland to Pearl Harbor. The Making ofthe Seeond World War (London, 1985), a lucid account that sets the Far Eastern crisis into its international context; and Kyozo Sato, Japan and Britain at the Crossroads, 19391941.
3 (London, 1969), Karl Dietrich Bracher, The German Dictatorship. The Origins, Structure, and Consequences of National Socialism (Harmondsworth, 1973), Gordon A. Craig, Germany, 1866-1945 (Oxford, 1978). Fischer continued his debate with German critics in World Power or Collapse (New York, 1970). A. Moses, The Politics of Illusion (London, 1975). For historiographical surveys by some of the major contributors see David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley, The Peculiarities of German History (Oxford, 1984); Geoff Eley, From Unification to Nazism.
Paths to War: New Essays on the Origins of the Second World War by Robert Boyce, Esmonde M. Robertson