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How will our understanding of the First World War change as first-hand experiences are lost? This question is explored by leading historians and experts.As the last survivors die out, the First World War passes into the realm of history. This book is not only a consideration of various aspects of the British experience of the war in the light of more recent historiographical trends: but also a prediction of how these areas are likely to be researched and written about in the future.The central theme is how our understanding of the war is likely to change now that first hand experience has been lost.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826498137
ISBN-10: 0826498132
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Howard

Professor Sir Michael Howard was Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, and than at Oxford was the Regius Chair of Modern History. Among his most celebrated books are The Franco-Prussian War, War in European History and The Invention of Peace.

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