The Somme

Paperback | April 26, 2016

byRobin Prior, Trevor Wilson

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Published in a new edition on the centenary of the seismic battle, this book provides the definitive account of the Somme and assigns responsibility to military and political leaders for its catastrophic outcome.

“A magisterial piece of scholarship. . . . It is a model of historical research and should do much to further our understanding of the Great War and how it was fought.”—Contemporary Review
 
“Revisionist history at its best.”—Library Journal (starred review)
 
“A major addition to the literature on the military history of the Great War.”—Jay Winter

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Published in a new edition on the centenary of the seismic battle, this book provides the definitive account of the Somme and assigns responsibility to military and political leaders for its catastrophic outcome. “A magisterial piece of scholarship. . . . It is a model of historical research and should do much to further our understand...

Robin Prior is professor of history at Flinders University. Trevor Wilson is professor emeritus of history at the University of Adelaide.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300220286

ISBN - 13:9780300220285

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