A Companion to World War I by John Horne

By John Horne

A better half to the 1st global battle brings jointly a world staff of distinctive historians who offer a chain of unique and thought-provoking essays on some of the most devastating occasions in smooth history.- includes 38 essays via major students who research the present country of ancient scholarship at the First international conflict- offers broad assurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, monetary, political, and cultural advancements, and the war’s legacy- deals unique views on subject matters as different as approach and strategies, conflict crimes, technology and know-how, and the humanities DEPOSITили

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20 On the military history of Austria-Hungary, see Manfried Rauchensteiner, Der Tod des Doppeladlers: Österreich-Ungarn und der Erste Weltkrieg, Graz, Styria Verlag, 1993. Professor Mark Cornwall conducted a research project from 2004 to 2007 on the comparative and transnational study of the legacy of World War I in the former Dual Monarchy, scheduled for future publication as Sacrifice and Rebirth: the Legacy of the Habsburg Empire’s Great War. See also chapter 25 below. 21 See the summarizing volume on Russia in the Carnegie series, Michael Florinsky, The End of the Russian Empire, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1931, and chapter 32 below.

The Society’s journal, First World War Studies (Routledge), was launched in 2010. 37 To take two of the most recent examples, Alex Watson, Enduring the Great War: Combat, Morale and Collapse in the German and British Armies, 1914–1918, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008, and William Philpott, Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the Twentieth Century, New York, Little, Brown, 2009. PART I Origins CHAPTER ONE The War Imagined: 1890–1914 GERD KRUMEICH (translated by Mark Jones) The years between 1900 and the outbreak of World War I are generally described as the “prewar” period.

Joll, James, 1914: The Unspoken Assumptions, London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968 (inaugural lecture), republished in H. W. ), The Origins of the First World War: Great Power Rivalry and German War Aims, London, Macmillan, 1984, pp. 307–28. Joll, James, The Second International, 1889–1914, 1955; new edition, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974. Krumeich, Gerd, Armaments and Politics in France on the Eve of the First World War: The Introduction of Three-Year Conscription 1913–1914, 1980, translated from German, Leamington Spa, Berg, 1984.

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