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- OUP Oxford
- Strachan, Hew (ed.)
- 130 black and white illustrations 23 colour plates 7 maps
- 23 colour plates, 130 black and white illustrations, 7 maps
- 228 x 177 x 25 mm
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- 900 g
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Sir Hew Strachan was born in Edinburgh in 1949, and was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he was a Fellow between 1975 and 1992. He was Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow between 1992 and 2001, and founded its Scottish Centre for War Studies. From 2002 to 2015 he was Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of All Souls College, and between 2003 and 2012 he directed the Oxford Programme on the Changing Character of War. Since 2015 he has been Professor of International Relations at St Andrews University. The first volume of his planned trilogy on the First World War, To Arms, was published in 2001, and in 2003 he was the historian behind the 10-part series, The First World War, broadcast on Channel 4. He is a Commonwealth War Graves Commissioner and a Trustee of the Imperial War Museum, and serves on the British, Scottish, and French national committees advising on the centenary of the First World War.
Introduction ; 1. The Origins of the War ; 2. The Strategy of the Central Powers, 1914-1917 ; 3. Manoeuvre Warfare: The Eastern and Western Fronts, 1914-1915 ; 4. The Strategy of the Entente Powers, 1914-1917 ; 5. The Balkans, 1914-1918 ; 6. Turkey's War ; 7. The War in Africa ; 8. The War at Sea ; 9. Economic Warfare ; 10. Economic Mobilization: Money, Munitions, Machines ; 11. The Role of Women in War ; 12. The Challenge to Liberalism: The Politics of the Home Fronts ; 13. Eastern Front and Western Front, 1916-1917 ; 14. Mutinies and Military Morale ; 15. War Aims and Peace Negotiations ; 16. Propaganda and the Mobilization of Consent ; 17. Socialism, Peace, and Revolution, 1917-1918 ; 18. The Entry of the USA into the War and its Effects ; 19. The German Victories, 1917-1918 ; 20. The War in the Air ; 21. The Allied Victories, 1918 ; 22. The Peace Settlement ; 23. No End to War ; 24. Memory and the Great War ; Further Reading ; Index