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  • The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    World War I and the Image of Civil Liberties

    By Mitchell Newton-Matza

    The Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917-1918 mark one of the most controversial moments in American history. Even as President Woodrow Wilson justified US entry into World War I on the grounds that it would "make the world safe for democracy," the act curtailed civil liberties at home by making it…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Media and the Empire

    Edited by Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Donal P. McCracken

    This volume on print and broadcast media in the 19th and 20th centuries highlights the pivotal role that the media played in the establishment and maintenance of imperial power. The media bolstered both the ideological and financial objectives of the empire in a myriad of overt, covert, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge

  • "Luxury" Fleet

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Peter Dewey

    This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture performed as a supplier of food to the nation. Use of previously neglected records provides much evidence on issues such…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • Britain and the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    Edited by John Turner

    This book gives students an informed insight into the British experience in the First World War. The contributors, all established First World War historians, have drawn on their own research and secondary sources to give a succinct account of politics, diplomacy, strategy and social developments…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge

  • Strategy and Supply (RLE The First World War)

    The Anglo-Russian Alliance 1914-1917

    By Keith Neilson

    Based on a wide range of primary sources, this book shows the way in which diplomacy, economics, finance and strategy became intertwined during the First World War. The author examines the diplomatic, economic, financial and military relations between Britain and Russia and argues that the key to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War

    Edited by Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short

    Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Poetry and Prose

    Edited by Jennifer Breen

    First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces such as ‘Impressionist’ and ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’, which illustrate Owen’s early…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Old Contemptibles

    By Keith Simpson

    This book, originally published in 1981, tells the story of the regular soldiers and reservists of the British Expeditionary Force (B. E. F.) who fought in the first six months of the First World War on the Western Front. This photographic history of the B. E. F. is unique in that the photographs…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

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