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The First World War

1st Edition

By Ian J. Cawood, David McKinnon-Bell


192 pages

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The First World War examines the outbreak, events themselves and aftermath of the Great War, and the political, social and economic effects on the European countries involved. Important themes explored include :

* recruitment and propaganda

* women's involvement in the war

* protest and pacifism

* the links between the war and the revolutions in Russia and Germany.


'This is a most accessible text for both teacher and student its clarity and format provides an excellent tool for developing historical skills in a non-intimidating manner for the student. It should encourage independence of mind and confidence. A winner.' - Jennifer McIntosh, Scottish Association of Teachers of History - History Teaching Review

About the Series

Questions and Analysis in History

Questions and Analysis in History contain the key elements essential to the study of history, whilst also offering a guide to best practice in essay writing and history skills. Each chapter of every book is organized around the key questions which historians debate, and hence, examiners look for. In addition, these short texts include a systematic examination of a variety of primary sources through questions and worked answers.
Through presenting analysis of source material as answers to questions, these books offer:
* a model of essay writing which reflects the skills required of students
* guidance with exam revision by focusing on type of questions set
* insight into the approach expected by examiners
* a starting point to launch students into their own investigations
* aid in acquiring sound techniques
* preparation for essays and document based questions
* promotion of discussion in class.
The series is regarded as the set of books that will push the student to an A grade. The books are both stretching and stimulating, and students have founf them invaluable during their revision for the final exams.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Military / World War I