leaves us in no doubt that although the Allies did some terrible things - the firebombing of Dresden and other cities; the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - there was considerable debate beforehand.
'It was supposed to be Good and Evil in World War II,' Burleigh
reveals, suggesting the hidden hand of his publishers.
, winner of the University Art Group prize, top; and, below, the exhibition in the VGM
established his goal as writing "a coherent history of modern Europe primarily organised (sic) around issues of mind and spirit." (p.
What was new was Burleigh
's understanding of the religious nature of fascism in general and National Socialism in particular.
Also inherent in author Anne Husted Burleigh
's study are a close analysis of Adams' political and philosophical beliefs, and the value his teachings have for today's modern society.
Sacred Causes: The Clash of Religion and Politics from the Great War to the War on Terror, Michael Burleigh
, HarperCollins, 2007, 557 pp., $27.95
He is survived by his wife, Selma "Debbie" Fouracre of Alpharetta, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Roger Burleigh
of Massachusetts; father, Simeon Fouracre of Massachusetts; sisters, Patricia Serafin of California, Linda Fouracre of Connecticut; brothers, Robert, David, John, and Donald Fouracre, all of Massachusetts; and grandson, Samuel Burleigh
tells the story of Napoleon's Egyptian expedition through the eyes of its scientists and engineers.