An up-to-date and concise account of WWI for teachers and students looking for a balanced introduction. It details both the military operations as well as the development of war aims, alliance diplomacy and the war on the home front.
The Great War, 1914-1918 Summary
The Great War, 1914-1918 by Spencer Tucker
First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
The Great War, 1914-1918 Reviews
'Tucker is very successful in interweaving narrative and analysis as he deftly and authoritatively guides the reader through this vast subject.' - The Society for Army Historical Research Journal
'Anyone contemplating reading any microstudy of the First World War should read this first in order to achieve a proper sense of balance and perspective on their topic.' - Army Historical Research
Table of Contents
The background; 1914 - the war of movement; 1915 - stalemate and trench warfare; 1916 - the cauldron; 1917 - the turning point; 1918 - the end; other theatres of war; the home fronts; the peace lost.
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