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A short history of the First World War

Author: Gary Sheffield
Publisher: London, England : Oneworld Publications, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Synthesizing the latest scholarship, acclaimed military historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict that involved every major economic power in the world. With an emphasis on the Western Front, Sheffield explores such key issues as the causes of war; the search for peace and the peace settlements; the political, social, and economic consequences; the impact of total war on the war efforts of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Sheffield
ISBN: 1780743645 9781780743646
OCLC Number: 891160918
Description: xiii, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The coming of war --
From clash of arms to stalemate, 1914-15 --
1916: the war intensifies --
The year of strain: 1917 --
1918: crisis and decision --
Total war.
Responsibility: Gary Sheffield.

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`In a book all the more impressive for its brevity, Gary Sheffield covers a remarkable amount of ground, from the war's causes to its consequences.' * Michael Neiberg, Professor of History at the Read more...

 
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