1917 - Stevenson, David
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The first global history of 1917 -- a turning point in the development of WWI and of the modern world. Blends political and military history to highlight the key decisions and debates which escalated the war, and would influence world politics into the twenty first century.

Produktbeschreibung
The first global history of 1917 -- a turning point in the development of WWI and of the modern world. Blends political and military history to highlight the key decisions and debates which escalated the war, and would influence world politics into the twenty first century.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 480
  • Erscheinungstermin: 26. Oktober 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 159mm x 48mm
  • Gewicht: 918g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198702382
  • ISBN-10: 0198702388
  • Artikelnr.: 48023745
Autorenporträt
David Stevenson holds the Stevenson Chair of International History at the London School of Economics & Political Science, where he has twice been Head of Department and teaches and lectures on the history of international relations. He is the author or editor of seven books about the origins, course, and consequences of the First World War. His publications include Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914 (OUP, 1996), 1914-1918: the History of the First World War (Penguin, 2004), With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 (Penguin, 2011), and (co-edited with Thomas Mahnken and Joseph Maiolo), Arms Races in International Politics: from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century (OUP, 2016).
Inhaltsangabe
Preface and Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
List of Maps
List of Tables
List of Principal Personalities
Introduction
I. Atlantic Prologue
1 Unleashing the U-Boats
2 Enter America
3 Britain Adopts Convoys
II. Continental Impasse
4 Tsar Nicholas Abdicates
5 France Attacks
6 The Kerensky Offensive
7 The Road to Passchendaele
8 Collapse at Caporetto
9 Peace Moves and their Rejection
III. Global Repercussions
10 The Spread of Intervention: Greece, Brazil, Siam, China
11 Responsible Government for India
12 A Jewish National Home
IV. Conclusion
Towards 1918: Lenin's Revolution, the Ludendorff Offensives, and Wilson's Fourteen Points
Bibliography
Index