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14-18: Understanding the Great War

by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau & Annette Becker Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 23, 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...


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...


1915

by Lyn Macdonald Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 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 10, 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...


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 07, 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 03, 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. (April 01, 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...


The Englishman's Daughter

by Ben Macintyre Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 12, 2002)

"I have a rendezvous with death, at some disputed barricade." Alan Seeger, 1916

In the first days of World War I four soldiers, left behind as the British army retreated through northern France under the first...


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...


World War I and the Origins of U.S. Military Intelligence

by James L. Gilbert Scarecrow Press (August 31, 2012)

World War I and the Origins of U.S. Military Intelligence provides the most authoritative overview of the birth of the Army's modern use of intelligence services processes, starting with World War I.


Loyalty in Time of Trial: The African American Experience During World War I

by Nina Mjagkij & Jacqueline M. Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2011)

Nearly 370,000 black soldiers served in the military during World War I, and some 400,000 black civilians migrated from the rural South to the urban North for defense jobs. In one of the few book-length treatments...


When the Clock Struck in 1916

by Derek Molyneux & Darren Kelly The Collins Press (March 20, 2015)

‘Well, I’ve helped to wind up the clock – I might as well hear it strike.’ Michael Joseph O’Rahilly. The Easter Rising of 1916 was a seminal moment in Ireland’s turbulent history. For the combatants...


The Sinking of the Lusitania

by Patrick O'Sullivan The Collins Press (September 10, 2014)

In May 1915, the RMS Lusitania, then the world’s fastest liner, departed from New York. Seven days later she was torpedoed off the Irish coast with the loss of 1,198 lives. Suspected by the Germans of carrying...


According to their Lights

by Neil Richardson The Collins Press (September 21, 2015)

e eclectic scientist and inventor Prof. John Joly from Co. Offaly who, at fifty-eight, helped to defend Trinity College Dublin throughout the Rising. Many enlisted to fight for Irish Home Rule or Ulster Unionism,...


The YMCA at War

by Yan Xu, Jeffrey C. Copeland, John Moremon & Ugo Pavan Dalla Torre et al. Lexington Books (March 15, 2018)

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is best known for its athletic and youth programs, a heritage that draws on its origins in 1844 to provide wholesome recreation to urban youth away from the moral...


Great War Britain Liverpool

by Pamela Russell The History Press (April 30, 2018)

The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Liverpool offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow...


Ordnance

by Philip Hamlyn Williams The History Press (June 01, 2018)

In August 1914, Kitchener’s ‘Contemptible Little Army’ was highly professional, but small and equipped with only what it could carry. Facing it was a force of continental proportions, heavily armed and...


For the Honor of Our Fatherland

by Tracey Hayes Norrell Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

For the Honor of Our Fatherland: German Jews on the Eastern Front during the Great War focuses on the German Jews’ role in reconstructing Poland’s war-ravaged countryside. The Germany Army assigned rabbis...


Commemorating Gallipoli through Music

by John Morgan O'Connell Lexington Books (December 01, 2017)

This monograph examines the relationship between music and memory as it relates to the Gallipoli Campaign (1915-6). Drawing upon a wide variety of sources in many languages, it explores the multiple ways in...


The Spirit of the Laws

by Taner Akçam & Umit Kurt Berghahn Books (July 01, 2015)

Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties...


Pearls before Poppies

by Rachel Trethewey The History Press (March 16, 2018)

In February 1918, Lady Northcliffe, wife of the owner of The Daily Mail and The Times had the idea of raising funds for the Red Cross by asking women to give a pearl as a tribute to the dead and the wounded...


Many Were Held by the Sea: The Tragic Sinking of HMS Otranto

by R. Neil Scott & Rt. Hon. Lord George Islay MacNeill Robertson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2012)

Many Were Held by the Sea tells the story of the crash of HMS Otranto and HMS Kashmir off the coast of Scotland near the end of World War I. The two ships, former British passenger liners from the P&O Steamship...


The Black Book: Woodrow Wilson's Secret Plan for Peace

by Wesley J. Reisser Lexington Books (March 29, 2012)

This book is the first ever in-depth look at the geographic peace plans used by the United States at the end of World War I. It analyzes the negotiation and implementation of these plans and analyzes the lasting...


LIFE World War I: The Great War and the American Century

by The Editors of Life Life (March 17, 2017)

In 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand-who was in line for the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire-propelled Europe into a war unlike any the world had ever seen. But it would take yet another...


Who Was the Red Baron? Biography for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Book

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Who Was the Red Barron? If he wasn’t a political figure or a celebrity, then why does he have a place in history books? What valuable contributions did he do? You will learn all about the Red Baron in the...


The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 - History of the World | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The spirit of Christmas was strong between the soldiers fighting in 1914. They voluntarily stopped fighting to celebrate Christmas. They shared a good laugh and a cigarette or two, too! How we wish that agreement...


How WWI Changed Modern Warfare - History War Books | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that apart from lessons on ethics and morals, the World War 1 also gives valuable contributions to the progress of military science? Open this book to learn How WWI Changed Modern Warfare. Take...


World War I, President Wilson and His Fourteen Points - History 5th Grade | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

This is a huge history book for fifth graders because of the topics discussed here. What is was the relationship between President Wilson, his fourteen points and World War I? Learning about some of the most...


Forgotten Soldiers

by Stephen Walker Gill Books (October 23, 2007)

Drawing upon war diaries, court martial papers and interviews with veterans and family members, award-winning BBC journalist Stephen Walker explains how, often exhausted by battle, or suffering shell-shock,...


A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes  – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Irish History

by Jonathan Bardon Gill Books (October 31, 2008)

THE ONLY BOOK ON IRISH HISTORY YOU’LL EVER NEED!

From invasions to rebellions, heroic martyrs to pragmatic politicians, industrial development to mass emigration, A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes by renowned...


The Glorious Madness – Tales of the Irish and the Great War

by Turtle Bunbury Gill Books (October 17, 2014)

From tragic generals to nuns on the run – the extraordinary stories of the Irish on the frontlines of the First World War that you’ve never heard before

Based on first-hand accounts of the First World War,...