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1914 - 1918

David Stevenson - Author
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Book: Paperback | 129 x 198mm | 784 pages | ISBN 9780718197957 | 26 Feb 2013 | Penguin
1914 - 1918

1914-1918, David Stevenson's history of the First World War, has been acclaimed as the definitive one-volume account of the conflict.

In the summer of 1914 Europe exploded into a frenzy of mass violence. The war that followed had global repercussions, destroying four empires and costing millions of lives. Even the victorious countries were scarred for a generation, and we still today remain within the conflict's shadow. In this major analysis David Stevenson re-examines the causes, course and impact of this 'war to end war', placing it in the context of its era and exposing its underlying dynamics. His book provides a wide-ranging international history, drawing on insights from the latest research. It offers compelling answers to the key questions about how this terrible struggle unfolded: questions that remain disturbingly relevant for our own time.