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A short history of the First World War, Gary Sheffield, (electronic resource/)

Label
A short history of the First World War
Title
A short history of the First World War
Statement of responsibility
Gary Sheffield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Synthesizing the latest scholarship, acclaimed military historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict that involved every major economic power in the world. With an emphasis on the Western Front, Sheffield explores such key issues as the causes of war; the search for peace and the peace settlements; the political, social, and economic consequences; the impact of <U+0147>total war on the war efforts of the belligerents; and the place of the War in the history of warfare. Accessible and incisive, this is the ultimate introduction for anyone wanting a clear understanding of what happened a
Member of
Dewey number
940.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
.S454 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Short Histories
Label
A short history of the First World War, Gary Sheffield, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Praise for A Short History of the First World War; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The Coming of War; Was anyone guilty?; The rise of German power; The key role of Austria-Hungary; The July Crisis; The Fischer debate; Germanys prophylactic war?; The role of Russia and France; British entry into the war; The verdict; 2 From Clash of Arms to Stalemate, 1914-15; Western Front 19141; Eastern Front 1914; Serbian Campaign 1914; War at sea 1914-1514; Western Front 1915; Eastern Front 1915
  • Turkish Fronts 1914-15Italian, Serbian and Salonika Fronts 1915; 3 1916: The War Intensifies; Western Front 1916; The Battle of Verdun; The Battle of the Somme; Eastern Front 1916; Italian and Balkan Fronts 1916; Turkish Fronts 1916; The weary stalemate; 4 The Year of Strain: 1917; Western Front 1917; Third Battle of Ypres; Cambrai; Eastern Front 1917; Italian and Balkan Fronts 1917; Ottoman Fronts 1917; War at sea 1917-18; 5 1918: Crisis and Decision; Western Front 1918; The turning points: the Second Battle of the Marne and the Battle of Amiens; The Hundred Days; The Grand Offensive
  • Italian and Balkan Fronts 1918Ottoman Fronts 1918; 6 Total War; Casualties; Refugees and atrocities; The Spirit of 1914?; Adjusting to war; Voluntarism; The emergence of total war economies; Food supply; 1917-18: revolution in Russia, re-mobilisation in Britain and France; The failed search for a compromise peace; Epilogue: The Aftermath of the War; The Treaty of Versailles and its consequences; The short twentieth century; Democracy survives and fails: Britain, Germany, Italy; Legacies of war outside Europe; The second great war10; A world transformed; Further Reading; General books
  • Specialist studiesEndnotes; Timeline; Index
Control code
ocn883464519
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7C04B90A-C76D-4990-9B92-FB4F8410DBA7
Label
A short history of the First World War, Gary Sheffield, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Praise for A Short History of the First World War; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The Coming of War; Was anyone guilty?; The rise of German power; The key role of Austria-Hungary; The July Crisis; The Fischer debate; Germanys prophylactic war?; The role of Russia and France; British entry into the war; The verdict; 2 From Clash of Arms to Stalemate, 1914-15; Western Front 19141; Eastern Front 1914; Serbian Campaign 1914; War at sea 1914-1514; Western Front 1915; Eastern Front 1915
  • Turkish Fronts 1914-15Italian, Serbian and Salonika Fronts 1915; 3 1916: The War Intensifies; Western Front 1916; The Battle of Verdun; The Battle of the Somme; Eastern Front 1916; Italian and Balkan Fronts 1916; Turkish Fronts 1916; The weary stalemate; 4 The Year of Strain: 1917; Western Front 1917; Third Battle of Ypres; Cambrai; Eastern Front 1917; Italian and Balkan Fronts 1917; Ottoman Fronts 1917; War at sea 1917-18; 5 1918: Crisis and Decision; Western Front 1918; The turning points: the Second Battle of the Marne and the Battle of Amiens; The Hundred Days; The Grand Offensive
  • Italian and Balkan Fronts 1918Ottoman Fronts 1918; 6 Total War; Casualties; Refugees and atrocities; The Spirit of 1914?; Adjusting to war; Voluntarism; The emergence of total war economies; Food supply; 1917-18: revolution in Russia, re-mobilisation in Britain and France; The failed search for a compromise peace; Epilogue: The Aftermath of the War; The Treaty of Versailles and its consequences; The short twentieth century; Democracy survives and fails: Britain, Germany, Italy; Legacies of war outside Europe; The second great war10; A world transformed; Further Reading; General books
  • Specialist studiesEndnotes; Timeline; Index
Control code
ocn883464519
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7C04B90A-C76D-4990-9B92-FB4F8410DBA7

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