A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history. * Comprises 38 essays by leading scholars who analyze the current state of historical scholarship on the First World War * Provides extensive coverage spanning the pre-war period, the military conflict, social, economic, political, and cultural developments, and the war's legacy * Offers original perspectives on themes as diverse as strategy and tactics, war crimes, science and technology, and the arts * Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE
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Author Biography - John Horne
John Horne is Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College, Dublin, and a member of the Research Centre at the Historial de la Grande Guerre, Peronne, France. He has published widely on the history of the Great War and of twentieth-century France, including Labour at War: France and Britain, 1914-1918 (ed., 1991), State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War (1997) and (with Alan Kramer), Germany Atrocities, 1914. A History of Denial (2001), which has appeared in French and German.