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Empires at war 1911-1923

Empires at war 1911-1923

Author: Robert Gerwarth; Erez Manela
Publisher: Oxford New York, NY Oxford University Press Oxford New York, NY Oxford University Press 2015
Series: The greater war
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
Empires at War, 1911-1923 offers a new perspective on the history of the Great War, looking at the war beyond the generally-accepted 1914-1918 timeline, and as a global war between empires, rather than a European war between nation-states. The volume expands the story of the war both in time and space to include the violent conflicts that preceded and followed World War I, from the 1911 Italian invasion of Libya to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gerwarth; Erez Manela
ISBN: 9780198734932 019873493X 9780198702511 0198702515
OCLC Number: 947931119
Notes: Originally published: 2014. - Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: x, 283 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Ottoman Empire ; 2. The Italian Empire ; 3. The German Empire ; 4. Austria-Hungary ; 5. The Russian Empire ; 6. The French Empire ; 7. British Imperial Africa ; 8. The Dominions, Ireland and India ; 9. The Portuguese Empire ; 10. The Japanese Empire ; 11. China and Empire ; 12. The United States ; 13. Empires at the Paris Peace Conference
Series Title: The greater war
Responsibility: edited by Robert Gerwarth and Erez Manela
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The first volume to examine the Great War as a global conflict between empires rather than a European war between nation-states, extending the study beyond the traditional 1914-1918 timeline.  Read more...


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The First World War was a war not fought between nations but between empires European and Asian as well as "blue-water empires". This fundamental insight of the Greater War opens a powerful new Read more...

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