The First World War by Andrew WrennThe First World War by Andrew Wrenn

The First World War

byAndrew Wrenn

Paperback | November 28, 1997

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 105 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Not available in stores


The author covers topics such as the German invasion of Belgium and France; the war on the Western Front; the portrayal of the war by the press; governments and artists; the war in the air and at sea; the impact of the war on the Home Front; the Gallipoli campaign and war on the other fronts. With an enquiry-based approach, the book is structured around key investigations, background briefings and reviews of the topics covered. Using a wide range of sources, vivid pictorial evidence, maps and diagrams, Andrew Wrenn has produced a text that will be both manageable in extent and accessible and motivating to a wide range of students.
Title:The First World WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 10.87 × 8.66 × 0.24 inPublished:November 28, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521577756

ISBN - 13:9780521577755

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 16


Table of Contents

Origins of the First World War; The two plans; Failure of the Schlieffen Plan; The Western Front; Propaganda; Fighting spirit; Recruitment and resistance; Verdun; Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig; Stalemate on the Western front; November 1918: the end of the war; Review: The war on the Western Front; The war at sea; Submarine war; The British naval blockade of Germany; The war in the air; Review: The war at sea and in the air; Defending the realm; The war and British women; Review: The Home Front in Britain; The Russian front; The Gallipoli Campaign; The other fronts; Review: The fighting on other fronts.