The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam Tooze
Published by Viking on November 13th 2014
Genres: Political Science, Military
Len's Summary: Moving from WWI to the Third Reich, Tooze takes the position that economic super power America was not ready in 1918 for world leadership, that Clemenceau was justified in demanding huge reparations from Germany, and that the Great Depression, not Versailles, catapulted Hitler to power. The author teaches at Yale.