Imperial Germany and the Great War, 1914-1918 / Edition 2

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Unlike other existing surveys, this book explores the comprehensive impact of the First World War on Imperial Germany by offering a rich portrait of life on the home front: the pervasive effects of 'total war' on wealthy and poor, men and women, young and old, farmers and city-dwellers, Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. Now appearing in a second edition, this accessible book reflects important new scholarship in the field and boasts an expanded and revised bibliography. It is essential reading for all students of German and European history, war and society. First Edition Hb (1998): 0-521-56148-5 First Edition Pb (1998): 0-521-56754-8

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"...should be a boon to every student of European history in the twentieth century." Military History
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Depicts the impact of the war on Germany through a detailed portrait of the German home front.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521839082
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2004
  • Series: New Approaches to European History Series, #27
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Chickering is Professor of History in the Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University. He is an established scholar of modern Germany and is the author of Das Deutsche Reich und der Erste Weltkrieg (2002); Kar Lamprecht: A German Academic Life, 1856–1915 (1993); We Men Who Feel Most German: A Cultural Study of the Pan-German League, 1886–1914 (1984); and Imperial Germany and a World Without War: The Peace Movement and German Society 1892–1914 (1975).

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Imperial Germany; 1. The war begins; 2. The war continues; 3. The war grows total; 4. The war embraces all; 5. The war breeds discord; 6. The war ends; Epilogue: a great war.

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