Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain's Road to War

3.64 avg rating
( 96 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780141014234: Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain's Road to War

Britain, as the most powerful of the European victors of World War One, had a unique responsibility to maintain the peace in the aftermath of the Treaty of Versailles. The outbreak of a second, even more catastrophic war in 1939 has therefore always raised painful questions about Britain's failure to deal with Nazism. Could some other course of action have destroyed Hitler when he was still weak? In this highly disturbing new book, Ian Kershaw examines this crucial issue. He concentrates on the figure of Lord Londonderry - grandee, patriot, cousin of Churchill and the government minister responsible for the RAF at a crucial point in its existence. Londonderry's reaction to the rise of Hitler-to pursue friendship with the Nazis at all costs-raises fundamental questions about Britain's role in the 1930s and whether in practice there was ever any possibility of preventing Hitler's leading Europe once again into war.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Ian Kershaw is Professor of Modern History at the University of Sheffield and one of the world's leading authorities on Hitler. For services to history he was given the German award of the Federal Cross of Merit in 1994 and knighted in 2002, and was awarded the Norton Medlicott Medal by the Historical Association in 2004. He is the author of Hitler 1889-1936: Hubris and Hitler 1936-1945: Nemesis.

Review:

A marvelous portrait... Absorbing, meticulously researched. ("The Times", London)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Kershaw, Ian
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002531902

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
0.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Kershaw, Ian
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002933279

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
0.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Kershaw, Ian
Published by Penguin (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revival Books Ltd
(Rossendale, LANCS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007443400

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
0.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Kershaw, Ian
Published by Penguin (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Soft cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Lewes Book Centre
(LEWES East Sussex, ES, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, 2005. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Near fine un-creased soft cover,no inscriptions.2005,edition.488pp,with illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 24406

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
4.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Ian Kershaw
Published by Penguin 2012-07-26 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookdonors CIC
(GALASHIELS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin 2012-07-26, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Bookseller Inventory # 9780141014234-21

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
3.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

KERSHAW, IAN
Published by Penguin, London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Soft Cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Blue Penguin
(FRODSHAM, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, London, 2005. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Paperback edition. Card covers, pp.xx, 488, bw ills. A study of Britain`s appeasement of Hitler in the 1930`s. Fine copy Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003321

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
4
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.21
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Ian Kershaw
Published by Penguin, London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Soft cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bradfield Books
(Bradfield, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, London, 2005. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Unread. Bookseller Inventory # 005180

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
4
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 10.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Ian Kershaw
Published by Penguin, London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Edmonton Book Store
(Edmonton, AB, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, London, 2005. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. 8vo pp. 488, b/w illustrations, Britain, as the most powerful of the European victors of World War One, had a unique responsibility to maintain the peace in the aftermath of the Treaty of Versailles. The outbreak of a second, even more catastrophic war in 1939 has therefore always raised painful questions about Britain's failure to deal. book. Bookseller Inventory # 139024

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
11.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9.10
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Ian Kershaw
Published by Penguin Books (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0141014237

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
25.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Kershaw, Ian:
Published by Penguin, 01.09.2005. (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141014237 ISBN 13: 9780141014234
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin, 01.09.2005., 2005. Book Condition: Sehr gut. 512 Seiten kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 412507 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 400 19,4 x 12,8 x 2,4 cm, Taschenbuch. Bookseller Inventory # 153969

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
11.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 31.28
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book