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A short history

Author: Norman Stone
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First World War was the overwhelming disaster from which everything else in the twentieth century stemmed. Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, four empires were destroyed and even the victors' empires were fatally damaged. This book presents the short history of the conflict.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Stone
ISBN: 9780141031569 0141031565
OCLC Number: 851802451
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Norman Stone.

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In 1914 a new kind of war, and a new kind of world, came about. Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, four empires were destroyed and even the victors' empires were  Read more...

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A corker of a book ... brings more clarity to this complex, much-written about subject than some historians manage to do in books three or four times as long * History Today * Entertaining and Read more...

 
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