The History of the First World War

  • 192 Pages
  • 4.47 MB
  • English
Seven Hills Books
Europe - Great Britain, Military History - World War I, Travel - Foreign, History:
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11577385M
ISBN 100948403535
ISBN 139780948403538

The Cambridge History of the First World War: Volume 1, Global War - Kindle edition by Winter, Jay. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Cambridge History of the First World War: Volume 1, Global War/5(6).

The first volume was largely concerned with justifying Britain's entry into the war, and with encouraging the British people to sign up and fight. In its entirety, it ran to 13 volumes. Other than his newspaper work, Wilson was also co-author, with William Le Queux, of a novel named The Invasion of (), and was the author of numerous Format: Hardcover.

The Longman Companion to the First World War: Europe - by Nicolson Buy on Amazon Although not enough for a study in itself, this quality book will accompany any discussion of the First World War, whether you want a few extra figures for an essay or a.

The First World War was a watershed in world history. Tragic but far from futile, its origins, events and legacy have roused impassioned debate, creating multiple interpretations and confusion for those encountering the period for the first time.

Synthesising the latest scholarship, acclaimed historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict. Hidden History: The Secret Origins of the First World War - Ebook written by Gerry Docherty, James MacGregor.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hidden History: The Secret Origins of the First World War. A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, toby G.

Meyer For those looking for a comprehensive, well-organized, and thoughtful primer on one of the most complicated wars in human history, A World Undone is masterfully structured, accessible but still elegantly written, and full of lively facts and little-known stories.

It may be. The second book on your list is To Arms (), volume one of Hew Strachan’s book The First World War. This is quite a big book. Yes, 1, pages. You need pretty strong wrists if you want to read it in bed.

The bibliography alone is 50 pages. And it’s almost all about just the first year The History of the First World War book the war, The crucified Christ was an appropriate symbol for millions of young men who died–too often anonymously–on battlefields throughout the world between andwrites historian John Keegan in his ambitious one-volume overview The First World War (Alfred A.

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The First World War (), by John Keegan. Gilbert's 'The First World War: A Complete History,' is a chronological history of the bloodiest conflict the world had ever known. Instead of sticking only to analyzation of campaigns and tactics, Gilbert attempts to tell the human story of the war with letters, anecdotes, and poetry, as well as illustrating the global signifigance of the events on the battlefield.5/5(4).

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A photographic history of the first few months of the First World War, looking at just about everything apart from the fighting itself, so covers the pre-war period, the initial mobilisation, propaganda, key personalities ofthe fate of Europe’s many refugees, ending with a look at Christmasby which time it was clear the war.

The book is concerned with how, during four demanding, dislocating and world-changing years, that most Victorian of institutions, the museum, was forced or prompted to meet the extraordinary test of war on the home front.

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Museums were no more immune from the pressures of war than any other institution and the changes in museums during this period, some long term, others transitory, do much to. As the war is slipping beyond living memory, this concise history helps ensures that the conflict is never forgotten WWI, lasting just four years from towas without parallel, the first true global conflict in which all of the earth's great powers participated.

This book tells the story of this cataclysmic event. The first global war also helped to spread one of the world’s deadliest global pandemics, the Spanish flu epidemic ofwhich killed an estimated 20 to 50 million people.

David Stevenson's history of the First World War, has been acclaimed as the definitive one-volume account of the conflict In the summer of Europe exploded into a frenzy of mass violence. The war that followed had global repercussions, Reviews: Start your hour free trial to unlock this The First World War study guide.

You'll get access to all of the The First World War content, as well as access to more t additional guides. The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War: New Edition, Edition 2 - Ebook written by Hew Strachan.

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In all the victorious countries, with the exception of Italy, parliamentary government was strengthened by the war. In the defeated countries, the post-war parliamentary system remained weak, and proved incapable of mediating the increasingly bitter economic and social conflicts which emerged out of the war.

An International Rediscovery of World War One: Distant Fronts 1st Edition. Edited By Robert B. McCormick, Araceli Hernández-Laroche, Catherine G.

Canino Septem International contributors from the fields of political science, cultural studies, history, and literature grapple with both the local and global impact of World War I on marginal communities in China, Syria, Europe.

The Cambridge History of the First World War - edited by Jay Winter January Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

‎A team of some of the world's most distinguished First World War historians chart the causes, course, and profound political and human consequences of a conflict that changed the world ‎History Pages: Hidden History, The Secret Origins of the First World War by Gerry Docherty and Jim Macgregor is available from most leading bookshops and also through Amazon, Alibris, etc.

‘A most remarkable book about the true origins of the First World War.’ Will Podmore, author British Foreign Policy Since The American Revolution, the American Civil War, WW1, WW2 etc.

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Sir Martin's book, The First World War stands out, in my estimation, as a True Classic. He covers the mundane operations of executing a war, the personal letters, and photos that reveal war's hell. I looked for several years to find a book that covered 'The Great War', I have found it!".

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Beckett belies the originality of its approach. His major writings include Who Was Who in the World War II, Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America, The Iraq War, and The First World War among others. In The First World War, John Keegan explores various war-related of the major themes is the manner in which the war progressed out of the failure of diplomacy and communication resulting in the escalation of bilateral disputes.

Although World War I started in the heart of Europe, it was named as World War with the participation of colonial countries as well as countries from all over the reason for the start of the first world war began after the assassination of a young Serbian boy to the prince of the Austro-Hungarian War I started on J and ended on Novem.

World War I may have been the most important war in history, certainly the most of the last three to four hundred years. Old political systems were destroyed and new ones created, entirely new forms of warfare were introduced, etc.

Thus, a great many books have been written on the subject.5/5(5).John Keegan’s books include The Iraq War, Intelligence in War, The First World War, The Battle for History, The Face of Battle, War and Our World, The Masks of Command, Fields of Battle, and A History of Warfare.

He was the defense editor of The More about John Keegan.The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian.

The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside story of those days is Cited by: