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The Great War

1914–1918, 2nd Edition

By Marc Ferro

Routledge

288 pages

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Description

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

'Morrow is an excellent military historian who follows quite strictly the war's events on the various fronts, revealing the colonial effort in troops and economics.' - Prof. Annette Becker, The Times Educational Supplement

Table of Contents

Translator's Note Introduction Part 1: 1. War, the Liberator 2. Patriotic War 3. Inevitable War 4. Imaginary War 5. 'War on War' 6. War is Declared Part 2: 7. From Movement to Stagnation 8. Strong Points and Weak Points 9. Verdun and the Great Battles 10. Cannon Fodder and the New Art of War 11. Styles of War: Direct and Indirect 12. World War and Total War 13. The Possible and the Impossible Part 3: 14. Tensions New and Old 15. Crises of War 16. Revolutionary Peace, Compromise Peace, Victorious Peace Part 4: 17. Between War and Crusade 18. The Illusions of Victory Select Bibliography Index

About the Author

Marc Ferro (1924-). President of the Association of Research at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Co-Director of the prestigious French review Annales.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS027090
HISTORY / Military / World War I
HIS037070
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century