The Routledge Atlas of the First World War
3rd Revised edition
By (author) Martin Gilbert
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Routledge Atlas of the First World War by Martin Gilbert
Book DescriptionFrom its origins to its terrible legacy, the tortuous course of the Great War is vividly set out in a series of 174 fascinating maps. Together the maps form a comprehensive and compelling picture of the war that shattered Europe, and illustrate its military, social, political and economic aspects. Beginning with the tensions that already existed, the atlas covers: * the early months of the war: from the fall of Belgium to the fierce fighting at Ypres and Tannenberg: * the developing war in Europe: from Gallipoli to the horrors of the Somme and Verdun * life at the front: from living underground, the trench system and the mud of Passchendaele to the war graves * technology and the new horrors: from phosgene gas attacks to submarines, tanks and mines * the home fronts: from German food riots to the air defence of Britain, the Russian Revolution and the collapse of Austria-Hungary * the aftermath: from war debts and war deaths to the new map of Europe. This third edition contains an entirely new section depicting the visual remembrance of the war; a fascinating visitors' guide to the memorials that commemorate the tragedy of the Somme.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415460385
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Churchill at War, Hardback (October 2014)
Winston Churchill's leadership and tireless commitment to standing up to Hitler, and fighting the Second World War until Nazism was defeated, have made him an inspiration to millions. This book creates a revealing portrait of Churchill throughout the Second World War, and during his five years as Prime Minister.
Churchill: The Power of Words, Paperback (May 2014)
Includes 200 extracts from entire oeuvre of books, articles and speeches that reflect author's life story, career and philosophy. This title tells the biography of the author as recounted in the great man's own inimitable words.
Churchill, Paperback (October 2013)
Martin Gilbert, Churchill's official biographer, has chosen passages that express the essence of Churchill's thoughts
Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Paperback (February 2012)» View all books by Martin Gilbert
Originally published in 1974 under the title: The atlas of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Author Biography - Martin Gilbert
Sir Martin Gilbert is one of the leading historians of his generation. An Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, he is the official biographer of Churchill as well as the author of Churchill - A Life and The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust. For more information please visit http://www.martingilbert
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