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Total War
Total war implies the mobilization of the entire resources of the state and the adoption of military objectives that blur or erase traditional distinctions between civil and military populations. Epitomized by the Second World War, a conflict that literally spanned the globe, total war saw civilian populations and factories became targets of importance equal to tank columns or shipping convoys. Nationalities were uprooted, and entire cities disappeared in flames or atomic flashes. However, many of the hallmarks of total war were already evident in previous struggles. Rowman & Littlefield’s “Total War” series examines the nature of total war and its ramifications, not only in its popular association with the Second World War, but its devastating appearance, wholly or partially, in earlier conflicts. Through concise and provocative accounts, readers will be drawn into the debate about total war through compelling narratives that make history come alive.

Editor(s): Michael B. Barrett and Kyle Sinisi
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German Submarine Warfare in World War I: The Onset of Total War at Sea
LAWRENCE SONDHAUS
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • August 2017 • General Interest
The Scramble for Asia: U.S. Military Power in the Aftermath of the Pacific War
MARC GALLICCHIO
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • November 2011 • Monograph
War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941
GEOFFREY P. MEGARGEE
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • October 2007 • Trade
A Gathering Darkness: The Coming of War to the Far East and the Pacific, 1921–1942
HARUO TOHMATSU AND H. P. WILLMOTT
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • September 2004 • Textbook
Unconditional Defeat: Japan, America, and the End of World War II
THOMAS W. ZEILER
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • October 2003 • Textbook
The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943
H. P. WILLMOTT
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • April 2002 • General Interest