Ian F.W. Beckett - The Making of the First World War

The Making of the First World War

Genre : Geschiedenis

Onderwerpen : World War, 1914-1918, Influence
Probleem : 07/01/2013
Uitgever : First
Uitgever : Yale University Press
Indeling : Hardcover
Pagina ' s : 288
Taal : da
Afmetingen : 9.21 x 6.14 x 1.02 in
ISBN-10 : 9780300162028
ASIN : 0300162022
Nearly a century has passed since the assassination of Austria-Hungary's Archduke Ferdinand, yet the repercussions of the devastating global conflict that followed echo still. In this provocative book, historian Ian Beckett turns the spotlight on twelve particular events of the First World War that continue to shape the world today. Focusing on episodes both well known and scarcely remembered, Beckett tells the story of the Great War from a new perspective, stressing accident as much as strategy, the small as well as the great, the social as well as the military, and the long term as much as the short term. "The Making of the First World War" is global in scope. The book travels from the deliberately flooded fields of Belgium to the picture palaces of Britain's cinema, from the idealism of Wilson's Washington to the catastrophic German Lys offensive of 1918. While war is itself an agent of change, Beckett shows, the most significant developments occur not only on the battlefields or in the corridors of power, but also in hearts and minds. Nor may the decisive turning points during years of conflict be those that were thought to be so at the time. With its wide reach and unexpected conclusions, this book revises—and expands—our understanding of the legacy of the First World War.
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Over de Auteur

Ian F. W. Beckett is Visiting Professor of History at the University of Kent. A highly regarded specialist on the First World War, his many books include Ypres: The First Battle, 1914 en The Great War, 1914–1918. He lives in Cornwall, UK.

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