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By David Stevenson

1914-1918, David Stevenson's historical past of the 1st international conflict, has been acclaimed because the definitive one-volume account of the conflict

In the summer season of 1914 Europe exploded right into a frenzy of mass violence. The conflict that had worldwide repercussions, destroying 4 empires and costing hundreds of thousands of lives. Even the effective nations have been scarred for a new release, and we nonetheless this day stay in the conflict's shadow. during this significant research David Stevenson re-examines the factors, path and influence of this 'war to finish war', putting it within the context of its period and exposing its underlying dynamics. His e-book presents a wide-ranging foreign historical past, drawing on insights from the most recent learn. It deals compelling solutions to the major questions on how this poor fight spread out: questions that stay disturbingly appropriate for our personal time.

'It's more durable to visualize a greater single-volume accomplished heritage of the clash than this magnificent learn' Ian Kershaw

'Perhaps the simplest complete one-volume background of the battle but written' New Yorker

'David Stevenson is the genuine deal ... His defining attribute is his remarkable rigour as an historian ... drastically shrewdpermanent' Niall Ferguson

'This background of the 1914-1918 clash surpasses all others. it's tricky, erudite and accomplished' Independent

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