The First World War in 100 Objects

by Professor Gary Sheffield

History

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The First World War was one of the seminal events in world history. The First World War in 100 Objects offers a unique perspective on the world's first truly global conflict.

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It traces its history through the examination of iconic items like the Zeppelin, the gas mask, and Winston Churchill's Cigar, to personal objects which tell the poignant stories of individuals and official documents, medals and badges. Fully illustrated, each object is accompanied by approximately 500 words of text giving the item context and highlighting its significance.

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ISBN: 9780233005232
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd an imprint of Carlton Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780233005232
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: Professor Gary Sheffield
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd an imprint of Carlton Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages
Genres: History,
Categories: First World War,

About Professor Gary Sheffield

Professor Gary Sheffield was appointed Chair of War Studies at the University of Birmingham in 2006, having previously taught as a Professor of Modern History at King's College, London. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Arts and has written widely on twentieth-century military history especially the First World War. In 2003, he shared the Templer Medal for Military Literature for his contribution to The British General Staff: Innovation and Reform (2002). Gary regularly broadcasts on radio and television, and his work has appeared in the Guardian, the Mail on Sunday, the Times Literary Supplement and ...

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