Brill's Encyclopedia of the First World War (2 vol. set)

Brill's Encyclopedia of the First World War (2 vol. set)

by Gerhard Hirschfeld (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004207394
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/11/2012
Pages: 2
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 3.60(d)

About the Author

Gerhard Hirschfeld is Director of the Library for Contemporary History (Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte) and Professor of Modern History at the University of Stuttgart. From 2000 to 2010, he was President of the International Committee for the History of the Second World War.
Gerd Krumeich has been Professor of Modern History at the University of Freiburg and at the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf. He is cofounder of the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Péronne and vice-chairman of the International Research Center of the Historial.
Irina Renz is chief curator of the Archival Collections (including the World War I archive) of the Library for Contemporary History in Stuttgart.
James S. Corum is Dean of the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, Estonia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Foreword … vii
Foreword to the Revised Edition … viii

Essays …1

States … 3
Germany: Wolfgang J. Mommsen …5
France: Jean-Jacques Becker …18
Belgium: Laurence van Ypersele …28
Great Britain: Jay Winter …33
Austria-Hungary: Manfried Rauchensteiner …44
Russia: Dittmar Dahlmann …63
Italy: Mario Isnenghi …72
USA: Ronald Schaffer …78

Social Aspects of the War .. …87
Women: Ute Daniel …89
Children and Adolescents: Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau …103
Workers: Dick Geary …108
Soldiers: Benjamin Ziemann …118
Scientists: Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg …129
War Literature: Bernd Hüppauf …135
Religion: Annette Becker …146
Propaganda: Michael Jeismann …151
Medicine: Wolfgang U. Eckart & Christoph Gradmann …161
War Economy: Hans-Peter Ullmann …169

The Course of the War …181
The Way into War: Jost Dülffer …183
From a European War to World War: Stig Förster …190
The Military Strategy of the Central Powers: Wilhelm Deist …195
The Military Strategy of the Entente: Hew Strachan …213
Martial Law and War Crimes: Alan Kramer …220
The End of the First World War: Klaus Schwabe …230

Historiography …239
Writing the History of the First World War: Gerd Krumeich & Gerhard Hirschfeld …241
The World War Research Program of the GDR: Fritz Klein …250

Encyclopedia …253-1050

Time Line 1914–1918
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