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The Resource A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer

A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer

Label
A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918
Title
A world undone
Title remainder
the story of the Great War, 1914-1918
Statement of responsibility
G.J. Meyer
Title variation
Story of the Great War, 1914-1918
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.3
Index
index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
.M56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published in hardcover by Delacorte Press in 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [717]-763) and index
Contents
pt. 1. July 1914: into the abyss -- June 28: the black hand descends (The Serbs) -- Never again (The Hapsburgs) -- Setting fire to Europe (The Hohenzollerns) -- July 25 to 28: secrets and lies (The Romanovs) -- July 19 to 31: fear is a bad counselor (The Ottoman Turks) -- Saturday, August 1: Leaping into the dark -- pt. 2. August-December 1914: Racing to Deadlock -- The iron dice roll (Paris in 1914) -- First blood (London 1914) -- A perfect balance (The junkers) -- To the Marne (The French commanders) -- Back from the Marne (The British Commanders) -- Flanders fields -- pt. 3. 1915: A zero-sum game -- The search for elsewhere (The machinery of death) -- The Dardanelles (The sea war) -- Ypres again (Troglodytes) -- Gallipoli (An infinite appetite for shells) -- The ground shifts (Genocide) -- Gallipoli again, and Poland, and... -- pt. 4. 1916: bleeding to death -- Verdun: preparation (Old wounds unhealed) -- Verdun: execution (The living dead) -- Verdun metastasizes (Airships and landships) - Maelstrom (The Jews of Germany) -- The Somme (Farewells, and an arrival at the top) -- Exhaustion -- pt. 5. 1917: things fall apart -- Turnips and submarines (Consuming the future) -- A new defense, and a new offense (Hearts and minds) -- Revolution and intevention (The Cossacks) -- The Nivelle offensive (The war and poetry) -- Wars without guns (Enter the tiger) -- Passchendaele -- pt. 6. 1918: The last throw of the dice -- Going for broke (Kaiser Wilhelm II) -- Entangling misalliances (Lawrence of Arabia) -- Michael (Ludendorff) -- An impossibly complex game (The women) -- The black day of ther German army (The gardeners of Salonika) -- The sign of the defeated -- Postwar: the fate of men and nations
Control code
ocn138621624
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; Delta trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 777 p.
Isbn
9780553382402
Other physical details
ill., ports., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o138621624
  • (OCoLC)138621624
Label
A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer
Publication
Note
Previously published in hardcover by Delacorte Press in 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [717]-763) and index
Contents
pt. 1. July 1914: into the abyss -- June 28: the black hand descends (The Serbs) -- Never again (The Hapsburgs) -- Setting fire to Europe (The Hohenzollerns) -- July 25 to 28: secrets and lies (The Romanovs) -- July 19 to 31: fear is a bad counselor (The Ottoman Turks) -- Saturday, August 1: Leaping into the dark -- pt. 2. August-December 1914: Racing to Deadlock -- The iron dice roll (Paris in 1914) -- First blood (London 1914) -- A perfect balance (The junkers) -- To the Marne (The French commanders) -- Back from the Marne (The British Commanders) -- Flanders fields -- pt. 3. 1915: A zero-sum game -- The search for elsewhere (The machinery of death) -- The Dardanelles (The sea war) -- Ypres again (Troglodytes) -- Gallipoli (An infinite appetite for shells) -- The ground shifts (Genocide) -- Gallipoli again, and Poland, and... -- pt. 4. 1916: bleeding to death -- Verdun: preparation (Old wounds unhealed) -- Verdun: execution (The living dead) -- Verdun metastasizes (Airships and landships) - Maelstrom (The Jews of Germany) -- The Somme (Farewells, and an arrival at the top) -- Exhaustion -- pt. 5. 1917: things fall apart -- Turnips and submarines (Consuming the future) -- A new defense, and a new offense (Hearts and minds) -- Revolution and intevention (The Cossacks) -- The Nivelle offensive (The war and poetry) -- Wars without guns (Enter the tiger) -- Passchendaele -- pt. 6. 1918: The last throw of the dice -- Going for broke (Kaiser Wilhelm II) -- Entangling misalliances (Lawrence of Arabia) -- Michael (Ludendorff) -- An impossibly complex game (The women) -- The black day of ther German army (The gardeners of Salonika) -- The sign of the defeated -- Postwar: the fate of men and nations
Control code
ocn138621624
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; Delta trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 777 p.
Isbn
9780553382402
Other physical details
ill., ports., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o138621624
  • (OCoLC)138621624

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