World War I [5 volumes]: A Student Encyclopedia

World War I [5 volumes]: A Student Encyclopedia by 5 volumes

ISBN10: 1851098798
ISBN13: 978-1851098798
Author: 5 volumes
Title: World War I [5 volumes]: A Student Encyclopedia
Publisher: ABC-CLIO (October 25, 2005)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1878 kb
Size PDF: 1655 kb
Rating: 4.0/5
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Subcategory: Humanities

World War I [5 volumes]: A Student Encyclopedia by 5 volumes

Featuring a wealth of new information and an extraordinary gallery of images, this five-volume set is the new standard reference for introducing students to World War I.

• Over 1,000 A–Z entries that give students access to important, clarifying scholarship on everything from military engagements (Battle of the Somme), to famous people (Lawrence of Arabia), to the diplomatic world (Treaty of Versailles), and much, much more

• 150 contributors, including scholars from the United States, Britain, China, Japan, Australia, France, Germany, Austria, and Scandinavia, helping students understand the war from all points of view

• An inviting design incorporating 771 photographs, including contemporaneous images of individuals, scenes from the front lines, posters, and weapon technologies

• A comprehensive chronology of the war to give students a sense of time and relationship between the major events of the conflict

• 53 charts, battle maps, and locational maps provide the geographic context necessary to understand how the conflict moved and why and where the battlefield stalled

• A resource area designed especially with students in mind, featuring a general and a category index (e.g. individuals, event, country, etc.), a "How to Use" section (for working with maps, primary sources, and tables and charts), and a list of reliable, vetted websites for further research

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