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A Companion to World War I (Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History)

A Companion to World War I (Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History)

By: John Horne (editor)Hardback

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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, social, economic, political, and cultural developments, and the war's legacy * Offers original perspectives on themes as diverse as strategy and tactics, war crimes, science and technology, and the arts * Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE

About Author

John Horne is Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College, Dublin, and a member of the Research Centre at the Historial de la Grande Guerre, Peronne, France. He has published widely on the history of the Great War and of twentieth-century France, including Labour at War: France and Britain, 1914-1918 (ed., 1991), State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War (1997) and (with Alan Kramer), Germany Atrocities, 1914. A History of Denial (2001), which has appeared in French and German.


List of Maps viii Notes on Contributors ix Editor's Acknowledgments xv Introduction xvi John Horne PART I ORIGINS 1 1 The War Imagined: 1890 1914 3 Gerd Krumeich 2 The War Explained: 1914 to the Present 19 John F. V. Keiger PART II THE MILITARY CONFLICT 33 3 The War Experienced: Command, Strategy, and Tactics, 1914 18 35 Hew Strachan 4 War in the West, 1914 16 49 Holger H. Herwig 5 War in the East and Balkans, 1914 18 66 Dennis Showalter 6 The Italian Front, 1915 18 82 Giorgio Rochat 7 The Turkish War, 1914 18 97 Ulrich Trumpener 8 The War in Africa 112 David Killingray 9 War in the West, 1917 18 127 Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson 10 The War at Sea 141 Paul G. Halpern 11 The War in the Air 156 John H. Morrow, Jr. PART III FACES OF WAR 171 12 Combat 173 Stephane Audoin-Rouzeau 13 Combatants and Noncombatants: Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes 188 Alan Kramer 14 War Aims and Neutrality 202 Jean-Jacques Becker 15 Industrial Mobilization and War Economies 217 Theo Balderston 16 Faith, Ideologies, and the "Cultures of War" 234 Annette Becker 17 Demography 248 Jay Winter 18 Women and Men 263 Susan R. Grayzel 19 Public Opinion and Politics 279 John Horne 20 Military Medicine 295 Sophie Delaporte 21 Science and Technology 307 Anne Rasmussen 22 Intellectuals and Writers 323 Christophe Prochasson 23 The Visual Arts 338 Annette Becker 24 Film and the War 353 Pierre Sorlin PART IV STATES, NATIONS, AND EMPIRES 369 25 Austria-Hungary and "Yugoslavia" 371 Mark Cornwall 26 Belgium 386 Sophie de Schaepdrijver 27 Britain and Ireland 403 Adrian Gregory 28 France 418 Leonard V. Smith 29 Germany 432 Gerhard Hirschfeld 30 German-Occupied Eastern Europe 447 Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius 31 Italy 464 Antonio Gibelli 32 Russia 479 Eric Lohr 33 The Ottoman Empire 494 Hamit Bozarslan 34 The United States 508 Jennifer D. Keene 35 The French and British Empires 524 Robert Aldrich and Christopher Hilliard PART V LEGACIES 541 36 The Peace Settlement, 1919 39 543 Carole Fink 37 War after the War: Conflicts, 1919 23 558 Peter Gatrell 38 Mourning and Memory, 1919 45 576 Laurence Van Ypersele Select Primary Sources 591 Extended Bibliography 601 Index 634

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  • ISBN13: 9781405123860
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 728
  • ID: 9781405123860
  • weight: 1430
  • ISBN10: 1405123869

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