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By Adrian Gregory

ISBN-10: 0199542570

ISBN-13: 9780199542574

ISBN-10: 0199542589

ISBN-13: 9780199542581

A conflict of Peoples, 1914-1919 offers a brand new point of view at the First global warfare, providing a concise narrative of the conflict from the 1st army activities in July 1914 till the signing of the peace treaty by way of Germany in July 1919. Adrian Gregory considers the resources of data to be had to historians and the ways that historians have written concerning the struggle for over fifty years.

This quantity will allure both to individuals with very little familiarity with the occasions of the warfare and to people who already imagine they learn about it. It provides a thought-provoking account which displays the alterations to historians' realizing of the struggle. there's a good deal of emphasis on point of the battle that are much less frequent to English-speaking audiences, relatively the warfare in japanese Europe, within the Balkans, and at the Italian entrance. A warfare of Peoples, 1914-1919 concludes in
1919 with a research of the fraught and complicated means of peace making, a topic that is usually ignored generally surveys that finish on Martinmas 1918.

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