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World War I : a short history

Author: Michael J Lyons
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the origins, course, and effects of the First World War. Offers a synthesis of various interpretations of the many controversies of the war, as well as analysis of the peace settlement and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lyons, Michael J., 1930-
World War I.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1994
(OCoLC)622810513
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Lyons
ISBN: 0139535144 9780139535147
OCLC Number: 28113720
Description: xiii, 401 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Europe Before 1914: The Political, Social, and Economic Setting --
2. The Great Powers and the Growth of Tension --
3. The Explosive Balkans --
4. The July Crisis and the Outbreak of War --
5. Great Expectations: War Plans and the Short War Illusion --
6. 1914: Deadlock on the Western Front --
7. 1914: Deadlock on the Eastern Front --
8. 1915: The Western Front and Gallipoli --
9. 1915: Stalemate in the South, Allied Disaster in the East --
10. 1916: The Hell of Verdun and the Somme --
11. 1916: Attrition in the South and East --
12. The War at Sea and in the Air --
13. War Aims and Total War --
14. The Russian Revolutions --
15. America Enters the War --
16. 1917: Crisis for the Allies --
17. The War Outside Europe --
18. 1918: Germany's Last Bid for Victory --
19. 1918: Collapse of the Central Powers --
20. The Postwar Settlement --
21. The Troubled Aftermath.
Other Titles: World War One.
World War 1.
Responsibility: Michael J. Lyons.

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