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The Usborne introduction to the First World War

Author: Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book outlines how the First World War affected every corner of the globe, provoked revolutions, developed new weapons, and changed the political map of Europe forever.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781601300553 1601300557 9780794514556 0794514553
OCLC Number: 164437628
Notes: Published in association with The Imperial War Museum.
Description: 128 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: World at war: Great war --
Balance of power --
Assassination and crisis --
Europe in arms --
Plans unravel --
Over by Christmas?: Carving a new frontier --
Fire, wire and mud --
Going up the line --
Storm of steel --
Ghosts, shadows and lies --
North Sea raiders --
Your country needs you --
Day of peace --
Going global: Cruiser warfare --
African action --
Turkey enters the war --
Jihad and genocide --
Eastern front --
Deadlock: Deadly mist --
Settling in --
Dangerous voyage --
Out of thin air --
Home front --
Gallipoli --
War in the snow --
Big battles: Mincing machine --
Dreadnoughts duel --
Doomed youth --
Sky fighters --
Slaughter and sacrifice --
Trials and trauma --
Women in uniform --
Shock tactics --
Secrets and spies --
Desert wars --
Crisis and resolution: Riots and rebels --
Peace, bread and land --
Waking the giant --
Drowning in mud --
Backs to the wall --
Death throes --
Armageddon --
Time for peace --
Peace and its aftermath: Coming to terms --
Redrawing the map --
Glory and the pity --
Changed world --
Soldiers' stories --
Visions of war --
Unhappy peace --
Lest we forget --
Who's who --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Ruth Brocklehurst and Henry Brook; designed by Karen Tomlins, Michael Hill and Kate Rimmer; edited by Jane Chisholm.

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This book outlines how the First World War affected every corner of the globe, provoked revolutions, developed new weapons, and changed the political map of Europe forever.

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