Journals Higher Education

$17.95

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Published: 01 October 2016

336 Pages | 20 illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190619718


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The Longest Battle of the Great War

Paul Jankowski

  • Jankowski offers a total history of a battle, mixing the old history with the new and the cold calculus of terrain gained and lives lost with the depths of human experience on both sides
  • One of the few histories of WWI to use German and French sources with equal facility
  • It straddles two generations of writing on the war, that emphasizing military history as a story of generals, and that emphasizing military history as a story of the common people
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