First World War Products

  • 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 – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • The European Anarchy

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1916, this book comprises of a set of notes by G. Lowes Dickinson on his interpretation of the causes of the First World War. Writing during this time, the author admits that a complete comprehension of the causes of the First World War was impossible as no one knew the secrets…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • 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 – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • The Ordeal of Captain Roeder

    From the Diary of an Officer in the First Battalion of Hessian Lifeguards During the Moscow Campaign of 1812-13

    By Helen Roeder

    Originally published in 1960, Captain Franz Roeder’s ability to bring to life the rigours in the Hessian Lifeguards during Napoleon’s ill-fated invasion of Russia in 1812-13, together with Helen Roeder’s skilful narrative, make this book one of the most compelling accounts of the sufferings of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • The Naval War in the Mediterranean

    1914-1918

    By Paul G. Halpern

    This volume, originally published in 1987, fills a gap in a neglected area. Looking at the entire war in the Mediterrean, the volume examines the war from the viewpoint of all the important participants, making full use of archives and manuscript collections in Britain, France, Italy, Germany,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • The Plans of War

    The General Staff and British Military Strategy c. 1900-1916

    By John Gooch

    This book’s contribution to the discussion on the origin’s of the First World War is a pioneering study of both the British General Staff and the evolution of military strategy in the period immediately prior to the war. It describes the development of the General Staff, Britain’s agency for…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • The League on Trial (Routledge Revivals)

    A Journey to Geneva

    By Max Beer

    First published in 1933, this title presents the inner workings and diplomatic culture of the League of Nations in Geneva, at a time when the increasing strain of international relations was beginning to take its toll and disillusionment towards the League was growing. Written as a series of short…

    Paperback – 2015-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • War: Its Nature, Cause and Cure

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1923, this book examines the causes and evils of War. Being published soon after the First World War, this becomes the basis for much of the volume's experience. The author G. Lowes Dickinson argues that war and civilisation are incompatible and that the pursuit of war will end…

    Hardback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The War Plans of the Great Powers (RLE The First World War)

    1880-1914

    Edited by Paul Kennedy

    The origins of the First World War remain one of the greatest twentieth century historical controversies. In this debate the role of military planning in particular and of militarism in general, are a key focus of attention. Did the military wrest control from the civilians? Were the leaders of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. C. Bird

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The…

    Hardback – 2015-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Remembering the First World War

    Edited by Bart Ziino

    Remembering the First World War brings together a group of international scholars to understand how and why the past quarter of a century has witnessed such an extraordinary increase in global popular and academic interest in the First World War, both as an event and in the ways…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Remembering the Modern World

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