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World War 1: a History

by Strachan, Hew E

  • ISBN: 9780198206149
  • ISBN10: 0198206143

World War 1: a History

by Strachan, Hew E

  • List Price: $45.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publish date: 02/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780198206149
  • ISBN10: 0198206143
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Description: The First World War has shaped the history of the twentieth century. It was the first conflict in which airplanes, submarines, and tanks played a significant role, the first in which casualties on the battlefield outnumbered those from disease. It precipitated the collapse of the empires of Austria-Hungary and Turkey, and it promoted revolution in that of Russia. The USA's entry into the war and the part it played in the peace settlement signalled the arrival on the world stage of a new great power. The victors at Versailles took nationalism as one of their guiding principles; they also aimed at instituting their vision of liberalism and even democracy; the poetical consequences are still being played out.

In this extensively illustrated book, an international team of experts explores the war in all its different aspects. From its causes to its consequences, from the strategy of the politicians to the tactics of the generals, the course of the war is charted and its political and human consequences assessed. Chapters on economic mobilization, the impact on women, the role of propaganda, and the rise of socialism establish the wider social context of fighting which took place at sea and in the air and which ranged on land from the Flanders trenches to the Balkan mountains and the deserts of the Middle East.

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