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Why England Slept

by Kennedy, John F

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New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1961. Reprint Edition. good, fair to good. 252, appendix, bibliography, foxing to fore-edge, DJ soiled, DJ edges worn and small tears, DJ in plastic sleeve. The original edition was published in 1940; this edition contains a new foreword by Henry R. Luce. John F. Kennedy originally wrote this book as his senior thesis at Harvard. He explores the short-term weaknesses of a democratic and capitalistic system, facing a totalitarian power, under the requirements of modern warfare.

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Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.

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Bookseller
Ground Zero Books, Ltd. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
28945
Title
Why England Slept
Author
Kennedy, John F
Book condition
Used - good, fair to good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint Edition
Publisher
Wilfred Funk, Inc
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1961
Keywords
WWII, Great Britain, Adolf Hitler, Disarmament, Pacifism, Fascism, Nazis, Rearmament, Neville Chamberlain

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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

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