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14-18: Understanding the Great War

by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau & Annette Becker Hill and Wang (December 22, 2014)

With this brilliantly innovative book, reissued for the one-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have shown that the Great War was the matrix...


Winds of Eden

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (November 10, 2014)


The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes

by Miranda Seymour Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England’s centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history—told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers...


The Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al. Dundurn (July 23, 2014)

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


A Doctor in The Great War

by Andrew Davidson Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (October 07, 2014)

Featuring 250 previously unknown photographs, this is the extraordinary true story of a young doctor whose photos left behind an astonishing firsthand account of life at the front of World War I.

As a twenty-five-year-old...


The Kaiser's Pirates

by Nick Hewitt Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

The Kaiser's Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting...


1915

by Lyn Macdonald Henry Holt and Co. (September 08, 2014)

By Christmas 1915, the wild wave of enthusiasm that had sent men flocking to join up a few months earlier had begun to tail off, and though the Regulars of the original Expeditionary Force had suffered 90 percent...


Motherhouse

by David Fennario Talonbooks (July 21, 2014)

There’s no way we shoulda been arrested for sabotaging

the war effort … trying to organize a strike …

But if you really wanted to arrest somebody, you could go

down to the British Munitions Factory and charge...


The First World War: A Concise Global History

by William Kelleher Storey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 23, 2014)

In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey brings to life individual...


Some Desperate Glory

by Max Egremont Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 09, 2014)

The story of World War I, through the lives and words of its poets

The hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of what many believed would be the war to end all wars is in 2014. And while World War I devastated...


Hitler and Abductive Logic: The Strategy of a Tyrant

by Ben Novak Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

Was Hitler rational? This question has spawned vociferous debates among historians, and has fascinated every layman who has ever dipped into a biography of Hitler. In Hitler and Abductive Logic, Ben Novak argues...


Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear

by Richard Striner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This book is a story of Presidential failure, a chronicle of Woodrow Wilson’s miscalculations in war, and a harrowing account of the process through which an intelligent American leader fell to pieces under...


Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915

by Tobias R. Philbin Indiana University Press (March 10, 2014)

On January 24, 1915, a German naval force commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper conducted a raid on British fishing fleets in the area of the Dogger Banks. The force was engaged by a British force, which had...


Vimy Ridge and Arras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in Panoramas

by Peter Barton & Jeremy Banning Dundurn (July 05, 2010)

In this new account of the battle at Vimy Ridge, Peter Barton showcases more than 50 rediscovered British and German panoramic photographs of the battlegrounds. Vimy Ridge and Arras also includes previously...


One of Ours

by Willa Cather Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning novel about a young Nebraskan looking for something to believe in. Alienated from his parents, rejected by his wife, he finds his destiny on the bloody battlefields of World War...


World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and Others

by Candace Ward Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Rich selection of powerful, moving verse includes Brooke's "The Soldier," Owen's "Anthem for Doomed Youth," "In Flanders Fields," by Lieut. Col. McCrae, more by Hardy, Kipling, many others.


Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (December 24, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence relates this history through a chronology, an introductory essay, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred...


Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!

by Richard Ned Lebow St. Martin's Press (January 06, 2014)

The "Great War" claimed nearly 40 million lives and set the stage for World War II, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. One hundred years later, historians are beginning to recognize how unnecessary it was. In...


The Great and Holy War

by Philip Jenkins HarperOne (April 29, 2014)

The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful...


Wilsonian Statecraft: Theory and Practice of Liberal Internationalism During World War I (America in the Modern World)

by Lloyd E. Ambrosius Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 1991)

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Prelude to Blitzkrieg: The 1916 Austro-German Campaign in Romania

by Michael B. Barrett Indiana University Press (October 23, 2013)

In contrast to the trench-war deadlock on the Western Front, combat in Romania and Transylvania in 1916 foreshadowed the lightning warfare of WWII. When Romania joined the Allies and invaded Transylvania without...


The Assassination of the Archduke

by Greg King & Sue Woolmans St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2013)

Drawing on unpublished letters and rare primary sources, King and Woolmans tell the true story behind the tragic romance and brutal assassination that sparked World War I

In the summer of 1914, three great empires...


The Great Famine & Genocide in Iran: 1917-1919

by Mohammad Gholi Majd UPA (July 12, 2013)

The Iranian holocaust was one of the worst genocides of the 20th century, yet it remained concealed for nearly a century. Using primary sources such as US military records, British official sources, and Iranian...


Master Mind

by Daniel Charles HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

FRITZ HABER -- a Nobel laureate in chemistry, a friend of Albert Einstein, a German Jew and World War I hero -- may be the most important scientist you have never heard of. The Haber-Bosch process, which he...


Disequilibrium, Polarization, and Crisis Model: An International Relations Theory Explaining Conflict

by Isabelle Dierauer UPA (May 10, 2013)

This book adds a social psychological component to the analysis of why nations, sections, or states enter into armed conflict. The Disequilibrium, Polarization, and Crisis Model is introduced, drawing from prospect...


Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II

by Martin Folly & Niall Palmer Scarecrow Press (March 15, 2010)

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, over 600 cross-referenced...


The Age of Total War, 1860-1945

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2010)

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain—the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black...


The Sleepwalkers

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 2013

by Christopher Clark Harper (March 19, 2013)

One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting...


Cross of Iron

by John Mosier Henry Holt and Co. (March 31, 2007)

A riveting account of the origins and development of the German army that breaks through the distortions of conventional military history

Acclaimed for his revisionist history of the German Army in World War...


War Fever

by Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith & Craig A. Hart Basic Books (March 24, 2020)

A vivid portrait of Boston in the throes of World War I, and three men whose lives were forever changed by it

In the fall of 1918, a fever gripped Boston. The streets emptied as paranoia about the deadly Spanish...


The Englishman's Daughter

by Ben Macintyre Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 11, 2002)

Never before told, Ben Macintyre's The Englishman's Daughter is a harrowing tale of love, duplicity and their tragic consequences, which haunt the people of Villeret eight decades after the Great War.

"I have...


Army of Empire

by George Morton-Jack Basic Books (December 03, 2018)

Drawing on untapped new sources, the first global history of the Indian Expeditionary Forces in World War I

While their story is almost always overlooked, the 1.5 million Indian soldiers who served the British...


Sons of Freedom

by Geoffrey Wawro Basic Books (September 24, 2018)

The "stirring," definitive history of America's decisive role in winning World War I (Wall Street Journal).

The American contribution to World War I is one of the great stories of the twentieth century, and...


Never in Finer Company

by Edward G. Lengel Da Capo Press (September 17, 2018)

It was one of the most heroic events in American military history. Here is the larger-than-life story of World War I's "Lost Battalion" and the men who survived the ordeal, triumphed in battle, and fought the...


Hundred Days

by Nick Lloyd Basic Books (January 27, 2014)

In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued-known as the Hundred Days Campaign-saw some of the bloodiest...


The Ambulance Drivers

by James McGrath Morris Da Capo Press (March 27, 2017)

After meeting for the first time on the front lines of World War I, two aspiring writers forge an intense twenty-year friendship and write some of America's greatest novels, giving voice to a "lost generation"...


Wild Socialism: Workers Councils in Revolutionary Berlin, 1918-21

by Martin Comack UPA (September 11, 2012)

Wild Socialism examines the rise, development, and decline of revolutionary councils of industrial workers in Berlin at the end of the First World War. This popular movement spread throughout Germany, and was...


Elsie and Mairi Go to War

by Diane Atkinson Pegasus Books (October 12, 2011)

The incredible story of two courageous and spirited women who were the only female participants to serve on the western front during World War I.

When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was...


The Somme

by Peter Hart Pegasus Books (March 15, 2010)

One of the bloodiest battles in world history—a military tragedy that would come to define a generation.

On July 1, 1916, the British Army launched the “Big Push” that was supposed to bring an end to the...


Short History of the First World War

by Gary Sheffield Oneworld Publications (September 04, 2014)

The First World War was a watershed in world history. Tragic but far from futile, its origins, events and legacy have roused impassioned debate, creating multiple interpretations and confusion for those encountering...


Eden to Armageddon

by Roger Ford Pegasus Books (August 15, 2011)

The definitive and epic account of World War I in the Middle East.

The Great War in the Middle East began with an invasion of the Garden of Eden, and ended with a momentous victory on the site of the biblical...


Marked for Death

by James Hamilton-Paterson Pegasus Books (August 02, 2016)

A dramatic and fascinating account of aerial combat during World War I, revealing the terrible risks taken by the men who fought and died in the world's first war in the air.

Little more than ten years after...


The Polar Bear Expedition

by James Carl Nelson & Johnny Heller HarperAudio (February 19, 2019)

An extraordinary lost chapter in the history of World War I: the story of America's year-long invasion of Russia, in which a contingency of brave soldiers fought the Red Army and brutal conditions during the...


Hero

by Michael Korda & Robin Sachs HarperAudio (November 16, 2010)

From Michael Korda, author of the New York Times bestselling Eisenhower biography Ike and the captivating Battle of Britain book With Wings Like Eagles, comes the critically-acclaimed definitive biography of...


The Great Halifax Explosion

by John U. Bacon & Johnny Heller HarperAudio (November 07, 2017)

From New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel...


The Great Rescue

by Peter Hernon & Stephen Hoye HarperAudio (June 13, 2017)

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America's entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe--a unique war history...


The Moralist

by Patricia O'Toole & Fred Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (April 24, 2018)

Acclaimed author Patricia O’Toole’s “superb” (The New York Times) account of Woodrow Wilson, one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents. A “gripping” (USA TODAY)...


Influenza

by Jeremy Brown & Holter Graham Simon & Schuster Audio (December 18, 2018)

“Highlights that influenza is still a real and present threat and demonstrates the power and limitations of modern medicine.” --The Wall Street Journal

“A surprisingly compelling and accessible story of...


Over the Top

by Arthur Guy Empey & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 1915, the British ocean liner Lusitania was making its way from NewYork to Liverpool when it was sunk by a German U-boat, shocking the world withthe massive death toll. Infuriated by the tragedy, Arthur Guy...


Five Lieutenants

by James Carl Nelson & Geoffrey Blaisdell Blackstone Publishing (November 13, 2012)

The dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, this is a thrilling tale of combat and heroism.

Five Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms...