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The First World War. Vol. 1, To arms

Author: Hew Strachan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features Hew Strachan's monumental account on the First World War. This work combines military and strategic perspectives with those of cultural, diplomatic, economic, and social history and also  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hew Strachan
ISBN: 0199261911 9780199261918
OCLC Number: 59371296
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 1227 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The origins of the war --
Willingly to war --
The Western Front in 1914 --
The Eastern Front in 1914 --
The war in northern waters, 1914-1915 --
War in the Pacific, 1914-1917 --
The dark continent: colonial conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa --
Turkey's entry --
Germany's global strategy --
Financing the war --
Industrial mobilization --
Conclusion: the ideas of 1914.
Responsibility: Hew Strachan.

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Magnificent...sumptuous in the energy, clarity, and breadth of its scholarship ... a masterpiece. * Los Angeles Times * A towering achievement. * Richard Holmes, The Guardian * For a work of such Read more...

 
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