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The Great War 1914-1918 - BECKETT, Ian F. W.

Longman, 2001, Paperback.
Condition: Good+. Upper wrap a little curled. Light reading creases to the spine. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps. Text bright and tight.

First in this edition. From the cover: “The course of events has been told many times, spurred by an endless desire to understand ‘the war to end all wars’. However, this impressive book moves beyond military narrative to offer a much fuller analysis of the conflict’s impact: strategic, political, economic, social, and cultural. The reach of this account is global, showing how a conflict amongst European powers came to involve their colonial empires, and embraces Japan, China, the Ottoman Empire, Latin America and the United States. This is a bold and original book, offering a thematic study of a war that was famously, and quite rightly, labelled as ‘the seminal event of the twentieth century’.”

Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). In the Modern Wars in Perspective series. 508 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.