The Great War: 1914-1918

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A landmark history of the war that firmly places the First World War in the context of imperialism and gives due weight to the role of non-Europeans in the conflict.

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Overview

A landmark history of the war that firmly places the First World War in the context of imperialism and gives due weight to the role of non-Europeans in the conflict.

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'Morrow is an excellent military historian who follows quite strictly the war's events on the various fronts, revealing the colonial effort in troops and economics.' - Prof. Annette Becker, The Times Educational Supplement
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415267359
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/7/2001
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Marc Ferro (1924-). President of the Association of Research at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Co-Director of the prestigious French review Annales.

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Table of Contents

Translator's Note Introduction Part 1: 1. War, the Liberator 2. Patriotic War 3. Inevitable War 4. Imaginary War 5. 'War on War' 6. War is Declared Part 2: 7. From Movement to Stagnation 8. Strong Points and Weak Points 9. Verdun and the Great Battles 10. Cannon Fodder and the New Art of War 11. Styles of War: Direct and Indirect 12. World War and Total War 13. The Possible and the Impossible Part 3: 14. Tensions New and Old 15. Crises of War 16. Revolutionary Peace, Compromise Peace, Victorious Peace Part 4: 17. Between War and Crusade 18. The Illusions of Victory Select Bibliography Index

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