Ensure that your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A-level History series. For over twenty-five years, Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different A-level history topics, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. This book:- Ensures that students gain a good understanding of their A-level history topic through an engaging, in-depth narrative presented in an accessible way- Aids revision of the key A-level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams- Gives support with assessment through exam-style questions and tipsThe First World War 1914-18Examining the First World War from a European and world perspective, this text evaluates the causes of the war and the aims, strengths and weaknesses of the major combatants. The war on all fronts is examined in the light of recent research and the experience of the participants is reflected through the primary source materials. The reasons for victory and defeat and the impact of four years of total war are also analysed.
Vyvyen Brendon is an experienced author of A Level History books.
1. The causes of the war 2. The belligerents' aims and resources 1914-17 3. Stalemate on the western frony 1914-17 4. The eastern and southern fronts 1914-17 5. Total war 6. The final stages of the war: 1918 7. International legacies of the war 8. Social, economic and cultural legacies