World War I Reader

ISBN-10: 0814758339
ISBN-13: 9780814758335
Edition: 2006
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Description: View the Table of Contents. Read the Introduction. Neiberg offers an excellent primer for anyone studying the Great War. The books strength is its scope. As they proceed from Part One: Causes to Part Six: Peace (with most sections offering two  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

View the Table of Contents. Read the Introduction. Neiberg offers an excellent primer for anyone studying the Great War. The books strength is its scope. As they proceed from Part One: Causes to Part Six: Peace (with most sections offering two primary and two secondary sources), readers will learn from both sides about major leaders, the home front, soldiers and officers in battle, and the politics of peace. -- "Library Journal" ""The Great War of 1914-1918" is increasingly understood as the defining event of the twentieth century. . . . Neiberg has done a remarkable job of covering all the appropriate bases and tipping his intellectual hat to the major schools of thought past and present." -- Dennis Showalter, author of "Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century" "This first-rate collection of primary documents and excerpts from leading historical works on World War I allows students to enter directly into current debates surrounding the war's meaning and significance. These selections provide a window into the varied wartime experiences of statesmen, generals, women, and soldiers, challenging students to discard over-simplistic interpretations of the war." -- Jennifer D. Keene, author of "Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America" Almost 100 years after the Treaty of Versailles was signed, World War I continues to be badly understood and greatly oversimplified. Its enormous impact on the world in terms of international diplomacy and politics, and the ways in which future military engagements would evolve, be fought, and ultimately get resolved have been ignored. With this reader of primary and secondarydocuments, edited and compiled by Michael S. Neiberg, students, scholars, and war buffs can gain an extensive yet accessible understanding of this conflict. Neiberg introduces the basic problems in the history of World War I, shares the words and experiences of the participants themselves, and, finally, presents some of the most innovative and dynamic current scholarship on the war. Neiberg, a leading historian of World War I, has selected a wide array of primary documents, ranging from government papers to personal diaries, demonstrating the war's devastating effect on all who experienced it, whether President Woodrow Wilson, an English doughboy in the trenches, or a housewife in Germany. In addition to this material, each chapter in The World War I Reader contains a selection of articles and book chapters written by major scholars of World War I, giving readers perspectives on the war that are both historical and contemporary. Chapters are arranged chronologically and by theme, and address causes, the experiences of soldiers and their leaders, battlefield strategies and conditions, home front issues, diplomacy, and peacemaking. A time-line, maps, suggestions for further reading, and a substantive introduction by Neiberg that lays out the historiography of World War I round out the book.

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