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William Kelleher Storey
|Description:||xii, 193 p. : maps, plan ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Environment, technology, and the origins of war. Empires at high tide and low tide ; The German question ; Planning for war ; The naval arms race ; The crisis of 1914 --
Optimism, 1914-1916. The war in Western Europe, 1914-1915 ; The war in Eastern and Southern Europe, 1914-1915 ; War in Africa, 1914-1916 ; War at sea, 1914-1916 ; War in the Middle East, 1914-1916 --
Intensification, 1916-1917. The big offensives of 1916 ; The arts of war ; War at sea, 1916-1917 ; Total war ; The widening of the war ; Domestic politics in wartime ; The Western front in 1917 ; Africa and the Middle East, 1916-1918 ; Wilson's plan for peace --
Conclusions : 1918 and beyond. The Western front in 1918 ; The impact of war ; The peace settlements ; Environment, technology, and change.
|Series Title:||Exploring world history.|
|Other Titles:||1st World War|
|Responsibility:||William Kelleher Storey.|
The focus of this efficient study is distinct from the usual perspective. Storey looks at the environmental and technological factors that played a globally significant role in the unfolding of World