World War One: A Short History (Paperback)

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Description


Norman Stone, author of 'Europe Transformed' and the Wolfson Prize-winning 'The Eastern Front, 1914-1917', presents a short history of the First World War, from the build-up to war to its aftermath.

About the Author


Norman Stone is the author of World War One, The Eastern Front 1914-1917 (winner of the Wolfson Prize), and Europe Transformed. He has taught at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Bilkent, where he is now Director of the Turkish-Russian Center. He lives in Oxford and Istanbul.

Praise For…


Military Review
“Stone’s book is a good overview of the war and worth reading.”

H-Net Reviews“The narrative has a rich sense of immediacy, accentuated with intimate details, as if Stone knew each figure personally.… Throw in a handful of references to poems, films, and novels both contemporary and modern, as Stone does, add dashes of jaunty, scornful judgments, and the result is indeed a literary tour de force. The phrase ‘cannot put it down’ does indeed come to mind.”



Product Details
ISBN: 9780465019182
ISBN-10: 0465019188
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
Publication Date: April 27th, 2010
Pages: 226
Language: English