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The Resource First World War for dummies, by Dr. Seán Lang

First World War for dummies, by Dr. Seán Lang

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First World War for dummies
Title
First World War for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Dr. Seán Lang
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First World War For Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, and engaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a global perspective of this global conflict, proving insight into the actions and motivations of the participants and how each nation's story fits into the wider one. Coverage also includes: The origins of the war and a snapshot of what the world looked like at the beginning of the 20th centuryThe battles of Western Europe, and action in the Southern and Eastern FrontsThe wa
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
940.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
For dummies
Label
First World War for dummies, by Dr. Seán Lang
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=1689004
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Publication
Note
Freeing Men for the Front: Women at Work
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Origins of War; Chapter 1: The First World War: An Overview; I Name This War ... Er, What Should We Call the War?; Analysing the Causes; Reviewing the Combatants; Mapping the Conflict; Forging Ahead with the Technology and Science of War; The First World War in a Nutshell; The Legacy: Why the First World War Still Matters; Chapter 2: The World in 1900; The State We're In: Taking a Tour of the World in 1900
  • How People Lived: A World of ExtremesHow (Some) People Thought: Brave New Ideas for a Brave New World; Working with What We've Got: Building a Better World; Chapter 3: Crisis Mismanagement: Unpicking the Causes of the First World War; Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, It's Off to War We Go; Understanding How (and Why) the First World War Started; So What Did Cause the War?; Part II: Europe at War, 1914-1916; Chapter 4: 1914: The First World War Starts Here; The War You've All Been Waiting for -- Must End by Christmas!; Haven't We Met Before? The European Armies of 1914; Wrestling for the West
  • Tragedy on the Eastern FrontChapter 5: 1915: Cunning Plans to Win the War; Winning Wheezes in the West; How to Break Through in the West and Win the War in a Year; Rolling Back the Russians; Seeing Off the Serbs; This Looks Fun -- Can We Play? Italy and Bulgaria Join the War; Chapter 6: 1916: The Big Battles; BIG Plans: BIG Push; A Struggle for Life and Death: The Battle of Verdun; Britain's End of Innocence: The Battle of the Somme; The Eastern Front: Hopes Raised, then Dashed; Part III: A World at War; Chapter 7: Welcome to the World of the Trenches
  • Negotiating the Trenches of the Western FrontGetting Out of the Trench Trap; Dealing with Men Who Couldn't -- or Wouldn't -- Fight; Chapter 8: War at Sea, War in the Air; Sea Power = Great Power: Ruling the Waves; Updating and Innovating: Dreadnoughts and Destroyers; Raiders and Blockaders; High Noon on the High Seas: The Battle of Jutland; Controlling the Skies; Chapter 9: Turkish Delights; The Ottomans and Their Declining Empire: Choosing a Way Forward; Is a World War Not Enough? Have a Holy War Too!; A Mess in Mesopotamia; Disaster at the Dardanelles; The Arab Spring
  • Chapter 10: The Imperial WarThe Imperial World of Warcraft: Europe's Empires; Forging National Identities; Chapter 11: America Goes to War; Woodrow Wilson's World; You Know How President Wilson Kept America Out of the War? Well, He's Changed His Mind; Gearing Up for Action: A Nation at War; The Yanks Are Coming!; Part IV: Home Fronts; Chapter 12: The Civilian War; Blurring the Lines between Soldiers and Civilians; Taking on Special Powers; Conscription Comes to Britain; Round 'Em Up and Drive 'Em Out!; Fighting the War for Food; Chapter 13: Women at War; Welcome to the Women's Sphere
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ocn878263256
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unknown
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1 online resource (427 pages).
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9781118679975
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BB2F7867-5FC2-41A6-AE16-5FBE35B2862F
System control number
(OCoLC)878263256
Label
First World War for dummies, by Dr. Seán Lang
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=1689004
Publication
Note
Freeing Men for the Front: Women at Work
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Origins of War; Chapter 1: The First World War: An Overview; I Name This War ... Er, What Should We Call the War?; Analysing the Causes; Reviewing the Combatants; Mapping the Conflict; Forging Ahead with the Technology and Science of War; The First World War in a Nutshell; The Legacy: Why the First World War Still Matters; Chapter 2: The World in 1900; The State We're In: Taking a Tour of the World in 1900
  • How People Lived: A World of ExtremesHow (Some) People Thought: Brave New Ideas for a Brave New World; Working with What We've Got: Building a Better World; Chapter 3: Crisis Mismanagement: Unpicking the Causes of the First World War; Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, It's Off to War We Go; Understanding How (and Why) the First World War Started; So What Did Cause the War?; Part II: Europe at War, 1914-1916; Chapter 4: 1914: The First World War Starts Here; The War You've All Been Waiting for -- Must End by Christmas!; Haven't We Met Before? The European Armies of 1914; Wrestling for the West
  • Tragedy on the Eastern FrontChapter 5: 1915: Cunning Plans to Win the War; Winning Wheezes in the West; How to Break Through in the West and Win the War in a Year; Rolling Back the Russians; Seeing Off the Serbs; This Looks Fun -- Can We Play? Italy and Bulgaria Join the War; Chapter 6: 1916: The Big Battles; BIG Plans: BIG Push; A Struggle for Life and Death: The Battle of Verdun; Britain's End of Innocence: The Battle of the Somme; The Eastern Front: Hopes Raised, then Dashed; Part III: A World at War; Chapter 7: Welcome to the World of the Trenches
  • Negotiating the Trenches of the Western FrontGetting Out of the Trench Trap; Dealing with Men Who Couldn't -- or Wouldn't -- Fight; Chapter 8: War at Sea, War in the Air; Sea Power = Great Power: Ruling the Waves; Updating and Innovating: Dreadnoughts and Destroyers; Raiders and Blockaders; High Noon on the High Seas: The Battle of Jutland; Controlling the Skies; Chapter 9: Turkish Delights; The Ottomans and Their Declining Empire: Choosing a Way Forward; Is a World War Not Enough? Have a Holy War Too!; A Mess in Mesopotamia; Disaster at the Dardanelles; The Arab Spring
  • Chapter 10: The Imperial WarThe Imperial World of Warcraft: Europe's Empires; Forging National Identities; Chapter 11: America Goes to War; Woodrow Wilson's World; You Know How President Wilson Kept America Out of the War? Well, He's Changed His Mind; Gearing Up for Action: A Nation at War; The Yanks Are Coming!; Part IV: Home Fronts; Chapter 12: The Civilian War; Blurring the Lines between Soldiers and Civilians; Taking on Special Powers; Conscription Comes to Britain; Round 'Em Up and Drive 'Em Out!; Fighting the War for Food; Chapter 13: Women at War; Welcome to the Women's Sphere
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ocn878263256
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118679975
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BB2F7867-5FC2-41A6-AE16-5FBE35B2862F
System control number
(OCoLC)878263256

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