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Published: 25 January 2007

160 Pages | numerous maps and halftones


ISBN: 9780199205592

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The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Howard

Very Short Introductions

  • Written by one of the most pre-eminent military historians
  • Each chapter deals in turn with a particular period in the war, from its beginnings to the eventual surrender of the Central Powers and the settlement
  • Succinct and accessible, guiding the reader through the major controversies that still surround the history of the war
  • There is no other short book about World War I on the market written by an author of Michael Howard's stature