1914-1918: The History of the First World War

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Penguin Adult, 2 сент. 2004 г. - Всего страниц: 728
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In the summer of 1914 Europe exploded into a frenzy of mass violence. The war that followed had global repercussions, destroying four empires and costing millions of lives. Even the victorious countries were scarred for a generation, and we still today remain within the conflict's shadow. In this major new analysis, published some ninety years after the First World War began, David Stevenson re-examines the causes, course and impact of this 'war to end war', placing it in the context of its era and exposing its underlying dynamics. His book provides a wide-ranging international history, drawing on insights from the latest research. It offers compelling answers to the key questions about how this terrible struggle unfolded: questions that remain disturbingly relevant for our own time.

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Long and turgid, I often found myself having read pages of text, while daydreaming about something else. This was a tedious read, difficult to concentrate on, and confusing. Still, I think it was useful, especially as background to a father & son trip to Читать весь отзыв

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David Stevenson is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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