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A History of the Great War, 1914-

by Briggs Davenport

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Published by G. P. Putmam .
Written in English


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  This is the summary of A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, to by G. J. Meyer (Author), Robin Sachs (Narrator). As such, it places the war in a wide context and offers readers a deep understanding of this critical event in world history."--Michael S. Neiberg, The University of Southern Mississippi "Brose's engaging and detailed A History of the Great War captures the complexity of the era. This well-written work utilizes up-to-date research and takes the.

"A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, " provides an excellent overview of the conflict. G.J. Meyer accomplishes the remarkable feat of balancing details with generalities in a compelling and engaging narrative of the war.   History Of The Great War Item Preview remove-circle History : History Of The Great War Addeddate Identifier ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a.

The Great War, – Previewing Main Ideas Advances in weaponry, from improvements to the machine gun and airplane, to the invention of the tank, led to mass devastation during World War I. Geography Which Allied nation could the Central Powers invade only by airplane? The war affected many European economies. Desperate forFile Size: 2MB. The Great War: The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict. 6 volumes. -- London: Amalgamated Press Limited, LC Call Number: DG74 Alc. A collection of magazine and news articles covering the war combined with an impressive selection of photographs, prints, and .


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A History of the Great War, 1914- by Briggs Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Committee of Imperial Defence (abbreviated to History of the Great War or British Official History) is a series of volumes, concerning the war effort of the British state during the First World was produced by the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence from to ; after Country: Britain.

Since its first publication inC.R.M.F. Cruttwell’s A History of the Great War has been considered the classic account of the First World War. The author’s experiences as an infantry officer in France and later as an intelligence officer at the British War Office gave him a front-row seat to the conflict, which he describes with exemplary objectivity and by:   A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, to Paperback – #N#G.

Meyer (Author) › Visit Amazon's G. Meyer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Meyer (Author) out of 5 stars by: 9. A penetrating yet concise history of The Great War. One advantage of this work is that it was written in the s before WWII.

There is no mention of Hitler or the Third Reich, and hence no looking backward so that the two wars become one extended conflict/5. In The Lost History ofJack Beatty offers a highly original view of World War I, testing against fresh evidence the long-dominant assumption that it was inevitable."Most books set in map the path leading to war," Beatty writes.

"This one maps the multiple paths that led away from it." Chronicling largely forgotten events faced by each of the belligerent/5. Evidence, History and the Great War Book Description: In the English-speaking world the Great War maintains a tenacious grip on the public imagination, and also continues to draw historians to an event which has been interpreted variously as a symbol of modernity, the midwife to the twentieth century and an agent of social change.

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war that lasted from to Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.

Date: 28 July – 11 November(4 years. The atrocities were neither forgotten nor denied by any serious person who was interested in the First World War when Horne and Kramer wrote their book.

Only Anglo Saxon historians without knowledge of local publications in Dutch and French can have gotten that idea. Brief Summary of Book: A History of the Great War: by C.R.M.F.

Crutwell Here is a quick description and cover image of book A History of the Great War: written by C.R.M.F. Crutwell which was published in [A World Undone] is a book of true greatness that prompts moments of sheer joy and pleasure It will earn generations of admirers."--The Washington Times On a summer day ina nineteen-year-old Serbian nationalist gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo.

While the world slumbered, monumental forces were shaken.4/5(20). Adam Tooze in The Deluge; The Great War and the Remaking of the Global Order observes that after miscalculating Britain’s willingness to enter the conflict and failure to obtain a speedy victory inGerman was doomed to endure a defensive war which by realised it couldn’t win.

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A History of the Great War: This vivid, detailed history of World War I presents the general reader with an accurate and readable account of the campaigns and battles, along with brilliant portraits of the leaders and generals of all countries : Arcadia Press.

World War I began inafter the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central. A World Undone: the Story of the Great War, to by G.J. Meyer (Delacorte, ) Readable one-volume history with background sub-chapters on side issues such as Lawrence of Arabia, the Serbs, the Armenian genocide, war poetry, etc.

The First World War: A Complete History by Martin Gilbert (Holt,orig. Evidence, History, and the Great War: Historians and the Impact of Gail Braybon Limited preview - Read the full-text online edition of A History of the Great War, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, A History of the Great War, A History of the Great War, By C.

Cruttwell. This book, as its tide implies, is a history of the War: it deals neither with its causes remote or immediate. A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, toby G. Meyer For those looking for a comprehensive, well-organized, and thoughtful primer on one of the most complicated wars in human history, A World Undone is masterfully structured, accessible but still elegantly written, and full of lively facts and little-known stories.

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This book—the first part of an entire volume about military affairs in Russia’s Great War and Revolution—is based on the premise that the military history of World War I in the Russian theater and the subsequent Civil War cannot be sufficiently understood by focusing exclusively on descriptions of war plans, strategy, and operations and that precisely because war is a human activity it.

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A history of the Great War, [C R M F Cruttwell]. The so-called Christmas Truce of came only five months after the outbreak of war in And it remains one of the most storied and strangest .