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A companion to World War I

Author: John Horne
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history. Comprises 38 essays by leading scholars who analyze the current state of historical scholarship on the First World War. Provides extensive coverage spanning the pre-war period, the military conflict,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Horne
ISBN: 9781405123860 1405123869 1444323644 9781444323641
OCLC Number: 458582914
Description: xxviii, 696 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I: Origins. The war imagined : 1890-1914 / Gerd Krumeich ; The war explained : 1914 to the present / John F.V. Keiger --
Part II: The military conflict. The war experienced : command, strategy, and tactics, 1914-18 / Hew Strachan ; War in the West, 1914-16 / Holger H. Herwig ; War in the East and Balkans, 1914-18 / Dennis Showalter ; The Italian front, 1915-18 / Giorgio Rochat ; The Turkish War, 1914-18 / Ulrich Trumpener ; The war in Africa / David Killingray ; War in the West, 1917-18 / Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson ; The war at sea / Paul G. Halpern ; The war in the air / John H. Morrow, Jr. --
Part III: Faces of war. Combat / Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau ; Combatants and noncombatants : atrocities, massacres, and war crimes / Alan Kramer ; War aims and neutrality / Jean-Jacques Becker ; Industrial mobilization and war economies / Theo Balderston ; Faith, ideologies and the "cultures of war" / Annette Becker ; Demography / Jay Winter ; Women and men / Susan R. Grayzel ; Public opinion and politics / John Horne ; Military medicine / Sophie Delaporte ; Science and technology / Anne Rasmussen ; Intellectuals and writers / Christophe Prochasson ; The visual arts / Annette Becker ; Film and the war / Pierre Sorlin --
Part IV: States, nations, and empires. Austria-Hungary and "Yugoslavia" / Mark Cornwall ; Belgium / Sophie de Schaepdrijver ; Britain and Ireland / Adrian Gregory ; France / Leonard V. Smith ; Germany / Gerhard Hirschfeld ; German-occupied Eastern Europe / Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius ; Italy / Antonio Gibelli ; Russia / Eric Lohr ; The Ottoman Empire / Hamit Bozarslan ; The United States / Jennifer D. Keene ; The French and British empires / Robert Aldrich and Christopher Hilliard --
Part V: Legacies. The peace settlement, 1919-39 / Carole Fink ; War after the war : conflicts, 1919-23 / Peter Gatrell ; Mourning and memory, 1919-45 / Laurence Van Ypersele.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to world history.
Responsibility: edited by John Horne.
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A Companion to the First World War brings together a team of distinguished historians from 10 countries who contribute 38 substantial and thought-provoking chapters. In addition to covering the  Read more...


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