The First World War: Seminar Studies in History Series / Edition 1

The First World War: Seminar Studies in History Series / Edition 1

by Stuart Robson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582315565

ISBN-13: 9780582315563

Pub. Date: 08/10/1998

Publisher: Pearson

A concise and clear account of the First World War.

Overview

A concise and clear account of the First World War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582315563
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/10/1998
Series:
Seminar Studies in History Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BACKGROUND.
1. The Civilian View of War Between 1914.
2. The Professional View of War Before 1914.
3. War Plans. 4. The Naval Race.

PART TWO: LIMITED WAR, 1914-15.
1. 1914: Oops! The Plan Fails.
2. Taking Stock.
3. The War in 1915: Badly-Planned Disasters.
4. The Home Fronts.

PART THREE: TOTAL WAR
1. 1916: Attrition and the Well-Planned Disasters.
2. Organizing for Victory.
3. A Technological Solution? The Air War and Tanks.
4. A Tactical Solution? Arras, Vimy and the Nivelle Offensive.
5. 1917: 'Mere Unspeakable Suffering'

PART FOUR: THE END: 1918
1. Ludendorff Rolls the Iron Dice in the West.
2. The Spring Offfensive: Winning the Way to Defeat.
3. The Allies Counter-Attack.
4. The Collapse of Ludendorf.

PART FIVE: ASSESSMENT
1. Numbers.
2. So What?

PART SIX: DOCUMENTS.
Chronology of Events.
Cast of Characters.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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