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Professor Richard Overy

Publications

Books

The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two, Oxford University Press, 2015.

A History of War in 100 Battles, HarperCollins UK, 2014.

The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945, London, Allen Lane, 2013.

Thhe Third Reich: A Chronicle, London, Quercus, 2010.

The Morbid Age: Britain between the Wars, London, Allen Lane, 2009.

1939:Countdown to War, London, Allen Lane, 2009.

Times History of the World, Times Books, 2004.

Dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia., Allen Lane, 2004.

with Ogilvie S, Germany: A New Social and Economic History Volume 3: Since 1800, Arnold, 2004.

Interrogations: the Nazi Elite in Allied Hands, 2001.

Interrogations: The Nazi Elite in Allied Hands, 1945., Viking, 2001.

Articles

Constructing Space for Dissent in War: The Bombing Restriction Committee, 1941-1945, The English Historical Review, vol. 131, no. 550, 2016, 596-622

Making and Breaking Morale: British Political Warfare and Bomber Command in the Second World War:, Twentieth Century British History, vol. 26, no. 3, 2015, 370-399

Ordinary Men, Extraordinary Circumstances: Historians, Social Psychology, and the Holocaust', Journal of Social Issues, vol. 70, no. 3, 2014, 515-530

Pacificism and the Blitz, Past and Present: A Journal of Historical Studies, 2013

The Weak Link? The Perception of the German Working Class by RAF Bomber Command, 1940-1945, Labour History Review, vol. 77, no. 1, Liverpool University Press, 2012, 1-33

Apocalyptic Fears: Bombing and Popular Anxiety in Inter-War Britain, S-Nodi: Public and Private in Contemporary History, vol. 1, no. 2, 2008

Eugenics, Sex and the State: An Afterword, Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 39, 2008, 270-272

Bread, butter and canons - The food market in Germany under Hitler, JOURNAL OF MODERN HISTORY, vol. 73, no. 1, 2001, 211-212

AIR POWER AND THE ORIGINS OF DETERRENCE THEORY BEFORE 1939, JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC STUDIES, vol. 15, no. 1, 1992, 73-101

DEBATE - GERMANY, DOMESTIC CRISIS AND WAR IN 1939 - REPLY, PAST & PRESENT, no. 122, 1989, 221-240

BLITZKRIEGWIRTSCHAFT - FINANCIAL POLICY, LIVING STANDARDS AND LABOR UTILIZATION IN GERMANY 1939-1942, VIERTELJAHRSHEFTE FUR ZEITGESCHICHTE, vol. 36, no. 3, 1988, 379-435

MOBILIZATION FOR TOTAL WAR IN GERMANY 1939-1941, ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 103, no. 408, 1988, 613-639

GERMAN AIR STRENGTH 1933 TO 1939 - A NOTE, HISTORICAL JOURNAL, vol. 27, no. 2, 1984, 465-471

HITLER AND AIR STRATEGY, JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY, vol. 15, no. 3, 1980, 405-421

GERMAN MOTORISIERUNG AND REARMAMENT - REPLY, ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 32, no. 1, 1979, 107-113

SOLDIERS OF DESTRUCTION - SYDNOR,CW, HISTORICAL JOURNAL, vol. 22, no. 2, 1979, 493-503

URALBOMBER TO AMERIKABOMBER - LUFTWAFFE AND STRATEGIC BOMBING, JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC STUDIES, vol. 1, no. 2, 1978, 154-178

The German pre-war aircraft production plans: November 1936-April, English Historical Review, vol. 90, no. 357, 1975, 778-797

CARS, ROADS, AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN GERMANY, 1932-8, ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 28, no. 3, 1975, 466-483

TRANSPORTATION AND REARMAMENT IN THIRD REICH, HIST J, vol. 16, no. 2, Cambridge University Press, 1973, 389-409

Chapters

Economies in Total War, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two, Oxford University Press, 2015, 232-257

The German Wars, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two, Oxford University Press, 2015, 110-134

Front Line II: Civilians at War, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two, Oxford University Press, 2015, 258-292

Instructive for the Future: The Interrogation of the Major War Criminals in Germany, 1945, in Andrew C, Tobia S (eds) Interrogation in War and Conflict: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Analysis, Routledge, 2014, 93-109

Economics and the Origins of the Second World War, in The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective, London: Continuum, 2011, 482-506

The Air War in Europe, 1939-1945, in A History of Air Warfare, Washington DC: Potomac Books, 2010, 27-52

The Second World War: A Barbarous Conflict?, in Kassimeris G (eds) The Barbarisation of Warfare, London: Hurst & Co, 2006

Allied Bombing and the Destruction of German Cities., in Chickering R, Forster S (eds) A World at Total War: Global Conflict and the Politics of Destruction 1937-1945, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 277-295

with Ogilvie S, State and Economy in Germany in the Twentieth Century, in Ogilvie S, Overy R (eds) Germany: a Mew Social and Economic History, Arnold, 2004

German business and the Nazi new order, in Business and Politics in Europe, 1900-1970: Essays in Honour of Alice Teichova, , 2003, 171-186

Business in the Grossraumwirtschaft: Eastern Europe 1938-1945., in James H, Tanner J (eds) Enterprise in the Period of Fascism in Europe, Ashgate, 2002, 151-177

The German Economy 1919-1939, in Panayi P (eds) Weimar and Nazi Germany: Continuities and Discontinuities, Pearson Education, 2001

Reviews

RISE AND FALL OF LUFTWAFFE - LIFE OF MILCH,E - IRVING,D, HIST J, vol. 18, no. 4, Cambridge University Press, 1975, 902-904