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    DescriptionThe Cambridge History of the First World War is a comprehensive, three-volume work, which provides an authoritative account of the military, political, social, economic and cultural history of the Great War. Reflecting the very latest research in the field, the volumes provide a transnational guide to the course of war and how the dynamics of conflict unfolded throughout the world. Volume 1 surveys the military history, showing the brutal realities of a global war among industrialised powers, whilst Volumes 2 and 3 explore the social, economic, cultural and political challenges that the war presented to politicians, industrialists, soldiers and civilians. Written by a team of leading international historians, the volumes together reveal the ways in which the war transcended the boundaries of Europe, subsequently to transform the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas, just as much as Europe itself.


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    Title
    The Cambridge History of the First World War 3 Volume Hardback Set
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jay Winter
    Physical properties
    Format: Multiple copy pack
    Number of pages: 2340
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 125 mm
    Weight: 4,370 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781107660588
    ISBN 10: 1107660580
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, HBLW
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJF
    BIC subject category V2: JP
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: HBWN
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: D
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15570
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    DC22: 940.3
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027090
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJF
    DC23: 940.3
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/HISTAS
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    6 b/w illus. 183 colour illus. 34 maps
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    24 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    'The Cambridge History of the First World War not only deserves to find a place in every university and school, but also on the shelves of anyone with an interest in the war that was supposed to end all wars. Utterly absorbing, endlessly fascinating, absolutely essential.' History of War '... formidably comprehensive ...' The Bookseller '... an astonishing achievement. It is a comprehensive, insightful and challenging collection, beautifully produced.' Richard Grayson, Reviews in History (history.ac.uk/reviews)
    Table of contents
    Volume 1. Global War: Introduction to Volume 1; Part I. A Narrative History: Introduction to Part I; 1. Origins; 2. 1914: outbreak; 3. 1915: stalemate; 4. Total war; 5. 1917: global war; 6. 1918: endgame; 7. 1919: aftermath; Part II. Theatres of War: Introduction to Part II; 8. The Western Front; 9. The Eastern Front; 10. The Italian Front; 11. The Ottoman Front; 12. The war at sea; 13. The air war; 14. Command and strategy; Part III. World War: Introduction to Part III; 15. The imperial framework; 16. Africa; 17. The Ottoman Empire; 18. Asia; 19. North America; 20. Latin America; Part IV. Rules of Engagement, Laws of War and War Crimes: Introduction to Part IV; 21. Atrocities and war crimes; 22. Genocide; 23. The laws of war; 24. Visual essay: global war. Volume 2. The State: Introduction to Volume 2; Part I. Political Power: Introduction to Part I; 1. Heads of State and government; 2. Parliaments; 3. Diplomats; 4. Civil-military relations; 5. Revolution; Part II. Armed Forces: Introduction to Part II; 6. Combat and tactics; 7. Morale; 8. Mutiny; 9. Logistics; 10. Technology and armaments; 11. Prisoners of war; Part III. The Sinews of War: Introduction to Part III; 12. War economies; 13. Workers; 14. Cities; 15. Agrarian society; 16. Finance; 17. Scientists; 18. Blockade and economic warfare; Part IV. The Search for Peace: Introduction to Part IV; 19. Diplomacy; 20. Neutrality; 21. Pacifism; 22. Drafting the peace; 23. The wars after the war; 24. Visual essay: the State. Volume 3. Civil Society: Introduction to Volume 3; Part I. Private Life: Introduction to Part I; 1. The couple; 2. Children; 3. Families; Part II. Gender at Home: Introduction to Part II; 4. War work; 5. Gender at home; 6. At the Front; 7. Gender roles in killing zones; Part III. Populations at Risk: Introduction to Part III; 8. Refugees and exiles; 9. Minorities; 10. Populations under occupation; 11. Captive civilians; Part IV. Bodies in Pain: Introduction to Part IV; 12. Military medicine; 13. Shell shock; 14. The Spanish flu; 15. Mourning practices; Part V. The Social History of Cultural Life: Introduction to Part V; 16. Mobilising minds; 17. Beliefs and religion; 18. Soldier-writers and poets; 19. Cinema; 20. Arts; 21. War memorials; Part VI. A Reckoning: Costs and Outcomes: Introduction to Part VI; 22. The dead; 23. The living; 24. The Great War at its centenary; 25. Visual essay: civil society.