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Publisher: Yale University Press: June 2014
Seller ID: 456462
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Good
An original and spellbinding reinterpretation of the most significant events of the Great War
Nearly a century has passed since the assassination of Austria-Hungary's Archduke Ferdinand, yet the repercussions of the devastating global conflict that followed echo still. In this provocative book, historian Ian Beckett turns the spotlight on twelve particular events of the First World War that continue to shape the world today. Focusing on episodes both well known and scarcely remembered, Beckett tells the story of the Great War from a new perspective, stressing accident as ...