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The World War I reader [electronic resource] : [primary and secondary sources] / edited by Michael S. Neiberg.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : New York University Press, c2007.
Description:
xviii, 375 p. : maps.
Notes:
Subtitle from cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-370) and index.
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contents:
  • The great illusion, 1910 / Sir Norman Angell -- Germany and the next war / General Friedrich von Bernhardi -- The "Willy-Nicky" telegrams / Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia -- The circus rider of Europe / Dennis Showalter -- The army and the nationalist revival / Douglas Porch -- The good soldier Schweik / Jaroslav Hašek -- Her privates we / Frederick Manning -- A soldier's notebook / Alexei Brusilov -- Officer-man relations: the other ranks' perspective / G. D. Sheffield -- "War enthusiasm": volunteers, departing soldiers, and victory celebrations / Jeffrey Verhey -- Foch's general counteroffensive, part I: 26 September to 23 October, 1918 / David Trask --
  • The destruction of Louvain / Leon van der Essen -- The historic first of July / Philip Gibbs -- Between mutiny and obedience / Leonard V. Smith -- The live and let live system / Tony Ashworth -- Letters from a lost generation / Vera Brittain -- An English wife in Berlin / Evelyn Blücher -- Home fires burning / Belinda J. Davis -- The politics of race / Jennifer D. Keene -- The fourteen points / President Woodrow Wilson -- Views on a prospective armistice / Ferdinand Foch and John Pershing -- The military collapse of the German Empire / Wilhelm Deist -- Diggers and doughboys: Australian and American troop interaction on the Western Front, 1918 / Dale Blair -- Peacemaking, 1919 / Harold Nicolson -- British diplomacy: the Hussein-McMahon letters / Sir Henry McMahon, British High Commissioner in Cairo, to Hussein Ibn Ali, the Sherif of Mecca -- A peace to end all peace / David Fromkin -- The kings depart / Richard Watt.
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  • World War One reader
  • World War 1 reader
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