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Description - The First World War by G. J. De Groot

This work aims to explain World War I in a manner the lay person can understand, and more advanced readers will still find intriguing. It covers a broad canvas, but does so with great economy. The origins of the war, both diplomatic and social, are discussed and the reader is then taken through the major battles on the Eastern and Western Fronts. This provides an insight into the eventual Allied victory. The war at sea, on the home front and in distant theatres is also carefully examined. There is, in addition, a worm's-eye view of the conflict as it was experienced by the men in the trenches.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333745342
ISBN-10: 0333745345
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 225
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 16-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - G. J. De Groot

GERARD DEGROOT is Senior Lecturer and Head of Department in the Department of Modern History at the University of St Andrews.

Books By G. J. De Groot

First World War by G. J. De Groot
Paperback, November 2000
$52.16