The First World War: An Illustrated History

Paperback | June 2, 2009

byA J Taylor

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A. J. P. Taylor was one of the most acclaimed and uncompromising historians of the twentieth century. In this clear, lively and now-classic account of the First World War, he tells the story of the conflict from the German advance in the West, through the Marne, Gallipoli, the Balkans and the War at Sea to the offensives of 1918 and the state of Europe after the war. Containing photographs and maps, this an essential history of the war that 'cut deep into the consciousness of modern man'.

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Even if you aren't a war history buff you'll enjoy the scope and information of this book. Filled with more than 200 illustrations, true stories and powerful images, The First World War: An Illustrated History keeps you spellbound from beginning to end. A.J.P. Taylor introduces the stories of this earth-shattering event in an easily ac...

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A. J. P. Taylor was one of the most acclaimed and uncompromising historians of the twentieth century. In this clear, lively and now-classic account of the First World War, he tells the story of the conflict from the German advance in the West, through the Marne, Gallipoli, the Balkans and the War at Sea to the offensives of 1918 and th...

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’The First World War cut deep into the consciousness of modern man’For four years, while statesmen and generals blundered, the massed armies of Europe writhed in a festival of mud and blood. All the madness, massacres, and mutinies of the foulest war in history are brought home here by action pictures of the day and the text of an unc...

A.J.P. Taylor (1906-1990) was one of the most brilliant historians of the twentieth century. He served as a lecturer at the Universities of Manchester, Oxford, and London.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:June 2, 2009Publisher:Penguin Uk

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ISBN - 10:0140024816

ISBN - 13:9780140024814

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Even if you aren't a war history buff you'll enjoy the scope and information of this book. Filled with more than 200 illustrations, true stories and powerful images, The First World War: An Illustrated History keeps you spellbound from beginning to end. A.J.P. Taylor introduces the stories of this earth-shattering event in an easily accessible format. This text is ideal for people who want to know more about the war but don't need every detail and information about all the political intrigues of the time.