9 edition of Britain and the Great War, 1914-1918 found in the catalog.
by E. Arnold, Distributed in the USA by Routledge, Chapman and Hall in London, New York, New York, NY
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||D546 .B68 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 257 p. :|
|Number of Pages||257|
|ISBN 10||0713165928, 0713165235|
|LC Control Number||90105566|
Ian Beckett is an internationally renowned specialist on the Great War. His publications include such acclaimed titles as Ypres: The Last Battle, ().The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives (), and A Nation in Arms: A Social Study of the British Army in the First World War (with Keith Simpson) (). This book is an innovative comparative history of how German and British soldiers endured the horror of the First World War. Unlike existing literature, which emphasises the strength of societies or military institutions, this study argues that at the heart of armies' robustness lay natural human resilience/5.
Britain and the Great War This title is a comprehensive and authoritative depth study for use with all GCSE level specifications. It thoroughly covers the content requirements of the OCR, Edexcel, AQA and CIE specifications using an enquiry-based approach. It is also a popular international text being widely used in Australia.5/5(4). Page 19 - Thomas, at the time of the declaration of war by the United States upon Germany, had you joined the Socialist party? Appears in 7 books from Page 58 - Berlin state that the general strike urged bv the Radical Socialists, under leadership of .
This is a list of wars involving the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and its predecessor states (the Kingdom of Great Britain, Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Scotland and generally the British Isles).Notable militarised interstate disputes are included. For a list of wars that have been fought on the United Kingdom mainland, see the list of wars in Great Britain. The Home Front How Britain Survived the Great War - Ebook written by Ian F.W. Beckett. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Home Front How Britain Survived the Great War.
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Author Trevor Wilson has put together a thoughtful and immensely readable history of the First World War. His focus is Great Britain.
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This chapter reports the impact of the wartime experience on the British Empire as a system of power, and suggest where between these two extremes the Imperial or colonial outcome of the war came to rest.
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Thus, the social as well as the military and political aspects are covered, with. Ian Beckett is an internationally renowned specialist on the Great War. His publications include such acclaimed titles as Ypres: The Last Battle, ().The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives (), and A Nation in Arms: A Social Study of the British Army in the First World War (with Keith Simpson) ().
France and the Great War tells the story of how the French community embarked upon, sustained, and in some ways prevailed in the Great War. Smith, Audoin-Rouzeau and Becker provide a comprehensive survey of scholarship on the France's role in the war; their lively and accessible book blends together diplomatic, military, social, cultural and economic by: 9.“British war aims and German peace feelers during the First World War (December November ),” Historical Journal, Vol.
15, Fischer, Fritz. The British grave of The Unknown Warrior (often known as 'The Tomb of The Unknown Warrior') holds an unidentified British soldier killed on a European battlefield during the First World War.
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