Offering exhaustive coverage, detailed analyses, and the latest historical interpretations of events, this expansive, five-volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and detailed reference source on the First World War available today.
* Provides comprehensive coverage of the causes of the war that allows readers to fully understand the complex origins of such a monumental conflict
* Supplies detailed analyses and explanations of the events before, during, and after World War I, such as how the results of the war set the stage for the global Great Depression of the 1930s, as well as detailed biographical data on key military and civilian individuals during World War I
* Includes a chronologically organized document volume that enables students to examine the sources of historical information firsthand
* Covers all key battles, land and sea, and their impacts, as well as the critical technological developments that affected the war's outcomes