The Resource A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer

A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer

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A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918
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A world undone
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the story of the Great War, 1914-1918
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G.J. Meyer
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Story of the Great War, 1914-1918
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Title
A world undone
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Summary
A narrative of the First World War examines the brutal conflict that transformed the face of Europe, paved the way for the rise of the Soviet Union and Hitler, and had repercussions that even today affect the stability of the Middle East and the Balkans
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171291
Cataloging source
OMP
Dewey number
940.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
M56 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Story of the Great War, 1914-1918
A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer
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A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918, G.J. Meyer
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Previously published in hardcover by Delacorte Press in 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 717-763) and index
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Contents
pt. 1. July 1914: into the abyss -- June 28: the black hand descends (The Serbs) -- Never again (The Hapsburgs) -- Setting fire to Europe (The Hohenzollerns) -- July 25 to 28: secrets and lies (The Romanovs) -- July 29 to 31: fear is a bad counselor (The Ottoman Turks) -- Saturday, August 1: Leaping into the dark -- pt. 2. August-December 1914: Racing to Deadlock -- The iron dice roll (Paris in 1914) -- First blood (London 1914) -- A perfect balance (The junkers) -- To the Marne (The French commanders) -- Back from the Marne (The British Commanders) -- Flanders fields -- pt. 3. 1915: A zero-sum game -- The search for elsewhere (The machinery of death) -- The Dardanelles (The sea war) -- Ypres again (Troglodytes) -- Gallipoli (An infinite appetite for shells) -- The ground shifts (Genocide) -- Gallipoli again, and Poland, and ... -- pt. 4. 1916: bleeding to death -- Verdun: preparation (Old wounds unhealed) -- Verdun: execution (The living dead) -- Verdun metastasizes (Airships and landships) -- Maelstrom (The Jews of Germany) -- The Somme (Farewells, and an arrival at the top) -- Exhaustion -- pt. 5. 1917: things fall apart -- Turnips and submarines (Consuming the future) -- A new defense, and a new offense (Hearts and minds) -- Revolution and intervention (The Cossacks) -- The Nivelle offensive (The war and poetry) -- Wars without guns (Enter the tiger) -- Passchendaele -- pt. 6. 1918: The last throw of the dice -- Going for broke (Kaiser Wilhelm II) -- Entangling misalliances (Lawrence of Arabia) -- Michael (Ludendorff) -- An impossibly complex game (The women) -- The black day of the German army (The gardeners of Salonika) -- The sign of the defeated -- Postwar: the fate of men and nations
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21 cm
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Edition
Bantam Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxxvi, 777 pages
Isbn
9780553382402
Lccn
2005058966
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unmediated
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illustrations, maps ; portraits

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