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A companion to the First World War

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John Horne.
    SeriesBlackwell companions to world history
    ContributionsHorne, John, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD521 .C5835 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861814M
    ISBN 109781405123860
    LC Control Number2009042570

      A Companion to World Literature is a far-reaching and sustained study of key authors, texts, and topics from around the world and throughout history. Six comprehensive volumes present essays from over prominent international scholars focusing on many aspects of this vast and burgeoning field of literature, from its ancient origins to the most Author: Ken Seigneurie. Read "Longman Companion to the First World War Europe " by Colin Nicolson available from Rakuten Kobo. This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history. The Great War traumatised a generatio Brand: Taylor And Francis.

      Read an Excerpt. From Chapter One: A European Tragedy The First World War was a tragic and unnecessary conflict. Unnecessary because the train of events that led to its outbreak might have been broken at any point during the five weeks of crisis that preceded the first clash of arms, had prudence or common goodwill found a voice; tragic because the /5(30).   The frontispiece and cover illustration of this latest Cambridge Companion is Stanley Spencer's The Resurrection of Soldiers in Sandham Memorial Chapel at Burghclere. When Philip Larkin chose this painting for the cover of The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, it indicated that the First World War had a crucial impact on modern British : Guy Cuthbertson.

    The story starts with Vance talking about his family in the time after World War II. Vance had a close relationship with his grandparents, who were married young and were incredibly poor. But, despite their poverty, their family connections were strong. They moved out of the poor home in Kentucky to start a new life of opportunity in Middletown.   You can order Lest We Forget: A Concise Companion to the First World War from in Kindle for $and paperback for $ and in Kindle for £ and paperback for £ and other Amazons around the world. I am also happy to write a dedication to anyone who wants one, just let me know, though I’d have to charge.


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