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Title Facing Armageddon : the First World War experienced / edited by Hugh Cecil & Peter Liddle.

Published London : Leo Cooper, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.3 FACI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 936 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 891-895) and index.
Summary The First World War shaped the fundamental character of the rest of the 20th century. Without an understanding of its impact, it is impossible to fully comprehend the modern world. This monumental work presents the most recent findings of 64 outstanding scholars; the most significant book on World War I in many years.
The fascinating individual articles include: -- Martin Gilbert: Winston Churchill and the Strain of Office, 1914-1915-- Jack Bruce: The War in the Air: The Men and Their Machines-- James Cook: The American Soldiers in France, 1917-19-- Jane Leonard: The Reactions of Irish Officers in the British Army to the Easter Rising of 1916-- Thomas Nevin: Ernst Junger: German Stormtrooper Chronicler-- Edward M. Spiers: The Scottish Soldiers at War-- John M. Bourne: The British Working Man in Arms-- Diana Shaw: The Forgotten Army of Women: Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps-- Andrew Bamji: Facial Surgery: The Patient's Experience-- Vladimir Buldakov, Sergei Koudryashev, Genadii Bordiugov: A Nation at War: The Russian Experience-- Bernard Waites: Peoples of the Underdeveloped World-- Marc Derez: The Flames of Louvain: The War Experience of an Academic Community-- Rashid I. Khalidi: The Arab Experience of the War-- Eberhard Demm: German Teachers at War-- Sharon Ouditt: Tommy's Sisters: The Representation of Working Women's Experience-- Patrick Quinn: The Experience of War in American Patriotic Literature-- Stephane Audoin-Rouzeau: French Children as a Target for Propaganda-- Nicholas Reeves: Through the Eye of the Camera: Contemporary Cinema Audiences and Their Experience of War in the Film "Battle of the Somme"
Other author Cecil, Hugh (Hugh P.)
Liddle, Peter.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- History.
ISBN 0850525063 £25.00
085052525X (paperback)