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A Companion to World War I by John Horne

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By John Horne

A better half to the 1st global conflict brings jointly a global workforce of wonderful historians who offer a sequence of unique and thought-provoking essays on the most devastating occasions in smooth history.- contains 38 essays through best students who study the present country of ancient scholarship at the First international struggle- offers huge insurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, monetary, political, and cultural advancements, and the war’s legacy- bargains unique views on issues as different as approach and strategies, struggle crimes, technological know-how and know-how, and the humanities DEPOSITили

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But even Jaurès, in the run-up to the war, was more preoccupied by the standard scenario of an “imperialist” war to which the socialist answer would be an international general strike. 32 12 GERD KRUMEICH French and British Perceptions of Germany Following the Second Moroccan Crisis, there was increased public belief in both Germany and France that the time for attempts to secure foreign policy gains by diplomatic threat was over. 34 Poincaré’s policy of maintaining national security by strengthening existing military agreements with Russia and deepening the “entente” with Britain nonetheless carried increased risks.

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Uncovered Fields. ), Untold War: New Interpretations of the First World War, Leiden and Boston, Brill, 2008. The Society’s journal, First World War Studies (Routledge), was launched in 2010. 37 To take two of the most recent examples, Alex Watson, Enduring the Great War: Combat, Morale and Collapse in the German and British Armies, 1914–1918, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008, and William Philpott, Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the Twentieth Century, New York, Little, Brown, 2009.

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