Longman Companion to the First World WarEurope 1914-1918
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This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history. The Great War traumatised a generation and shaped the whole of the twentieth century. Speaking as loudly as any first-hand account, the facts and figures laid out in this volume reveal the sheer massive destruction caused by the war. Covering all aspects of the conflict from its origins and course to the peace settlements and the crises they generated, Colin Nicolson unravels historical controversies and also considers the social, cultural and economic consequences of the war for the whole of Europe. Containing all the essential facts and figures this Companion will be greatly welcomed by teachers, academics and students alike.
- Looks at the issues from the viewpoint of all the major European states.
- Leads the reader through the complexities of one of the most difficult periods of European history.
- Illustrated with tables, charts and maps with potted biographies of the key players.