Great War, 1914-1918

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In this, his most famous work, Marc Ferro looks at the realities faced by the millions who fought in the Great War and their families at home. In doing so, he presents us with one of the most significant reappraisals of the war ever written.
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Overview

In this, his most famous work, Marc Ferro looks at the realities faced by the millions who fought in the Great War and their families at home. In doing so, he presents us with one of the most significant reappraisals of the war ever written.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880294492
  • Publisher: Dorset Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1990
  • Pages: 239

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 I
1 War, the Liberator
2 Patriotic War
3 Inevitable War
4 Imaginary War
5 'War on War'
6 War is Declared

PART II
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 III
14 Tensions New and Old
15 Crises of War
16 Revolutionary Peace, Compromise Peace, Victorious Peace

Part IV
17 Between War and Crusade
18 The Illusions of Victory

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