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The First World War

Author: Robin Prior; Trevor Wilson
Publisher: Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Books ; London : in association with Cassell, 2004.
Series: Smithsonian history of warfare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"World War I created the modern world. By ushering in modern techniques of warfare and redrawing the boundaries of Europe, the war forever changed how wars would be fought and how politics would be conducted. In this concise and authoritative history packed with photographs and specially commissioned battle maps, historians Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson bring back to life this worldwide conflict, its horrific toll,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Prior; Trevor Wilson
ISBN: 1588341909 9780061142055 0061142050 9781588341907
OCLC Number: 55146939
Notes: Originally published: London : Cassell, 1999.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the coming of war --
1914 --
1915 --
Peripheries --
1916 --
1917 --
1918 --
Conclusion : the peace settlement and beyond.
Series Title: Smithsonian history of warfare.
Responsibility: Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson.

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"World War I created the modern world. By ushering in modern techniques of warfare and redrawing the boundaries of Europe, the war forever changed how wars would be fought and how politics would be conducted. In this concise and authoritative history packed with photographs and specially commissioned battle maps, historians Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson bring back to life this worldwide conflict, its horrific toll, and its significant consequences."--Jacket.

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