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A intimate history of the First World War

Author: Peter Englund
Publisher: London : Profile Books Ltd : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, this title explores the everyday aspects of war: not only the tragedy and horror, but also the absurdity, monotony and even beauty.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Englund
ISBN: 9781846683428 1846683424
OCLC Number: 852009554
Language Note: English.
Description: 448 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 15 cm
Responsibility: Peter Englund.

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Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, this title explores the everyday aspects of war: not only the tragedy and horror, but also the absurdity,  Read more...

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Peter Englund is one of the finest writers of our time on the tactics, the killing and the psychology of war. In 'The Beauty and the Sorrow' he superbly and humanely brings to life all the tragedy, Read more...

 
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