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Zara Steiner is Emeritus Fellow, New Hall, University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of the British Academy.
Table of Contents
Part I: Retreat from Internationalism, 1933-1938
1. Brown Dawn: The Rise of Hitler and the Death of Disarmament, 1933-1934
2. Uncertain Embraces: The European Powers and Nazi Germany, 1934-1935
3. The Assault on Versailles and Locarno: Ethiopia and the occupation of the Rhineland
4. The Remnants of Internationalism, 1936-1938
5. The Spanish Cockpit, 1935-1938
6. Rearmament and Appeasement 1936-1937
7. Appeasement Advances, 1937-1938
8. Illusions of Neutrality: Eastern Europe, 1936-1938
9. Whither the Soviet Union? Moscow and the West, 1936-1938
10. Thunder from the East: The Sino-Japanese Conflict and the European Powers, 1933-1938
11. Hitler Moves: Austria and Czechoslovakia, 1938
12. The Munich Settlement
Part II: The Road to Hitler's War, 1938-1939
13. The Fog of Peace: Strategic Choices after Munich
14. Black Sun: Aggression and Deterrence
15. Darkening Skies: Peace Talking and War Planning in Britain and France
16. Unleashing the Dogs of War
17. Red Clouds: The Soviet Union and the Nazi-Soviet Pact, 1939
18. Escape from War or Persecution? The Smaller Powers and the Jews
19. The Nightmare of the Dark: The Decisions for War