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The First World War

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The First World War by Hew Strachan
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Apr 05, 2005 | ISBN 9780143035183

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Praise for The First World War:

“This serious, compact survey of the war’s history stands out as the most well-informed, accessible work available.” 
Los Angeles Times

“What Strachan offers is history as only the professionals can do it, and rarely enough even then.”
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker

“Likely to be the most indispensable one-volume work on the subject since John Keegan’s First World War.”
Publishers Weekly

“A brilliant feat.”
John Keegan

“Quite simply the best short history of the war in print.”
Dennis Showalter

Table Of Contents


1. To arms 1
2. Under the eagle 33
3. Global war 65
4. Jihad 97
5. Shackled to a corpse 129
6. Breaking the deadlock 161
7. Blockade 199
8. Revolution 251
9. Germany’s last gamble 267
10. War without end 301

Acknowledgements 341
Notes 345
Index 355

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