Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 April 2016

400 Pages | 23 colour plates, 130 black and white illustrations, 7 maps


ISBN: 9780198743125

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War

New Edition

Second Edition

Edited by Hew Strachan

Oxford Illustrated History

  • The Oxford History of the First World War - from causes to consequences, from the Eastern Front to the Western Front, from the strategy of the politicians to the tactics of the generals
  • Charts both the military course of the war and its profound political and human consequences, from the trenches of Flanders to the deserts of the Middle East
  • Brings together some of the world's most distinguished historians of the First World War in an account that matches the scale of the events
  • Includes chapters on economic mobilization, the impact on women and the home front, propaganda, and the rise of revolutionary socialism
  • A new edition to mark the centenary of the war

New to this Edition:

  • All chapters updated, with a fully updated further reading
  • New chapters on the strategy of the Central Powers, the role of women in the war, and mutinies and military morale
  • Extra new chapter on the post-war conflicts in the years immediately after 1918
  • Over forty new illustrations