World War One (Google eBook)

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Spencer Tucker, Priscilla Mary Roberts
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 1661 pages
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Featuring a wealth of new information and the work of acclaimed scholars from around the world, this monumental resource is the new standard reference on the 20th century's most influential conflict. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Instead, it opened the floodgate to a century of ethnic, religious, and ideological conflicts throughout the globe, all of it traceable to some extent to the entangled animosities and unprecedented carnage of World War I and the shortsighted, easily shattered peace that followed it. The Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History treats its monumental subject with the scope and insight it deserves. In four lavishly illustrated volumes produced by an international team of experts, it probes deeper into the battles, campaigns, and weapons technologies of the Great War than any previous work. The Encyclopedia also ranges well beyond the day-to-day battlefield struggles to capture the whole impact of the war, offering in-depth portraits of historic figures, everyday soldiers, and civilians on all home fronts. naval arms race), legacy (the Russian Revolution and Civil War, the Red Scare in the United States), and unresolved questions such as the ultimate responsibility for the war. With over 1,200 entries (over one million words), plus a volume of primary documents, The Encyclopedia of World War I is the definitive reference on a struggle whose aftershocks are still being felt.
  

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About the author (2005)

Spencer C. Tucker is a professor of history and holds the John Biggs Chair of Military History at the Virginia Military Institute. A graduate of VMI, he served as a captain in Army Intelligence during 1965-1967. He lives in Lexington, VA.

Priscilla Roberts has been a Lecturer in History at the University of Hong Kong since 1984 and the Director of the University7;s Centre of American Studies since 1995. She is the author of "The Cold War"(2001), "the editor of"Sino-American Realtions since 1900"(1991)"and the associate editor of the "Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History.

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