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The First World War.

By: Robson, Stuart.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Seminar Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (188 p.).ISBN: 9781317865827.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The First World WarDDC classification: 940.3 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction to the Series; List of Maps and Plates; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Dedication; Part One: Background; 1. War Known and War Imagined; The Civilian View of War; The Professional View of War; War Plans; The Naval Race; Part Two: Limited War, 1914-15; 2. 1914: Oops! the Plans Fail; The Battles of the Frontiers; The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) up to Mons; The End of the Schlieffen Plan; The Marne; First Ypres; Eastern Front: Tannenberg to Lemberg; 3. Taking Stock; The Soldiers; The Politicians
Civilians and the Suspension of Partisan PoliticsWar Aims; 4. The War in 1915: Badly Planned Disasters; Russian Poland, Second Ypres; The Trench System and the Code of the Front; Neuve Chapelle, Champagne, Artois and Loos; Gallipoli; 5. The Home Fronts; Britain: DORA and Conscription; Propaganda and Censorship; War Economies; Germany, War Aims and War Means: Submarines; Part Three: Total War; 6. 1916: Attrition and The Well-Planned Disasters; Jutland; Verdun; The Somme; 7. Organizing for Victory; Ludendorff Takes Charge in Germany; Unlimited Submarine Warfare; Offering Peace
Lloyd George Knocks Out PeaceThe Russian Revolutions; The Fall of Bethmann Hollweg: July 1917; 8. Technology and Tactics; A Technological Solution? The Air War and Tanks; A Tactical Solution?; 9. 1917: 'Mere Unspeakable Suffering'; The Nivelle Offensive and the Mutiny: April to June, 1917; Third Ypres (Passchendaele); Part Four: 'Going on or Going Under'; 10. The Bitter end: 1918; Ludendorff Rolls the Iron Dice in the West; The Spring Offensive: Winning the Way to Defeat; The Allies Counter-Attack; The Collapse of Ludendorff; Part Five: Assessment; Numbers; So what?; Part Six: Documents
GlossaryWho's Who; Primary Sources, Websites and Further Reading; Index
Summary: This is a compelling account of the First World War. It offers clear analysis of the war on land, sea, and air, and considers the impact of the war on Europe''s civilian population. Issues addressed include the relationship between war and industrialisation, trench warfare, the long term effects of the war on changing social structures, and economic and demographic consequences. The main text is supplemented by a rich selection of primary source material (from songs, soldiers'' slang, to diary accounts).
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction to the Series; List of Maps and Plates; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Dedication; Part One: Background; 1. War Known and War Imagined; The Civilian View of War; The Professional View of War; War Plans; The Naval Race; Part Two: Limited War, 1914-15; 2. 1914: Oops! the Plans Fail; The Battles of the Frontiers; The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) up to Mons; The End of the Schlieffen Plan; The Marne; First Ypres; Eastern Front: Tannenberg to Lemberg; 3. Taking Stock; The Soldiers; The Politicians

Civilians and the Suspension of Partisan PoliticsWar Aims; 4. The War in 1915: Badly Planned Disasters; Russian Poland, Second Ypres; The Trench System and the Code of the Front; Neuve Chapelle, Champagne, Artois and Loos; Gallipoli; 5. The Home Fronts; Britain: DORA and Conscription; Propaganda and Censorship; War Economies; Germany, War Aims and War Means: Submarines; Part Three: Total War; 6. 1916: Attrition and The Well-Planned Disasters; Jutland; Verdun; The Somme; 7. Organizing for Victory; Ludendorff Takes Charge in Germany; Unlimited Submarine Warfare; Offering Peace

Lloyd George Knocks Out PeaceThe Russian Revolutions; The Fall of Bethmann Hollweg: July 1917; 8. Technology and Tactics; A Technological Solution? The Air War and Tanks; A Tactical Solution?; 9. 1917: 'Mere Unspeakable Suffering'; The Nivelle Offensive and the Mutiny: April to June, 1917; Third Ypres (Passchendaele); Part Four: 'Going on or Going Under'; 10. The Bitter end: 1918; Ludendorff Rolls the Iron Dice in the West; The Spring Offensive: Winning the Way to Defeat; The Allies Counter-Attack; The Collapse of Ludendorff; Part Five: Assessment; Numbers; So what?; Part Six: Documents

GlossaryWho's Who; Primary Sources, Websites and Further Reading; Index

This is a compelling account of the First World War. It offers clear analysis of the war on land, sea, and air, and considers the impact of the war on Europe''s civilian population. Issues addressed include the relationship between war and industrialisation, trench warfare, the long term effects of the war on changing social structures, and economic and demographic consequences. The main text is supplemented by a rich selection of primary source material (from songs, soldiers'' slang, to diary accounts).

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<p> Stuart Robson is Professor Emeritus of History at Trent University, Ontario, Canada.</p>

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