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The first world war : teach yourself

Author: David Evans
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, 2004.
Series: Teach yourself.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of "The Teach Yourself History" series, this book covers various aspects of the First World War from an international perspective. It aims to give you a better understanding of the events that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Evans
ISBN: 0340884894 9780340884898
OCLC Number: 224332259
Description: ix., 203 pages : illustrations, charts ; 20 cm.
Contents: 01 - Europe before 1914; 02 - The coming of war; 03 - The opening moves on the Western Front; 04 - Stalemate and a widening war; 05 - The men and their weapons; 06 - The Western Front - trench warfare; 07 - The Dardanelles fiasco; 08 - Issues of bravery and cowardice; 09 - The Eastern Front; 10 - The slaughters of 1916; 11 - The war at sea; 12 - Spads, Fokkers and Camels - the war in the air; 13 - 'Keep the home fires burning' - the home front; 14 - The propaganda war; 15 - Music, poetry and art of the war; 16 - 1917 - enter the United States; exit Russia; 17 - Palestine, Mesopotamia and the war against the Turks; 18 - 1917 - a year of disasters; 19 - The collapse of Germany and the end of the war; 20 - The cost - the balance sheet of war
Series Title: Teach yourself.
Other Titles: Teach yourself the first world war
Responsibility: David Evans.
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"the perfect way to get to grips with the great historical events." -- The History Channel 20040701

 
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