Über den Autor
John Horne is Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College, Dublin, and a member of the Research Centre at the Historial de la Grande Guerre, Péronne, France. He has published widely on the history of the Great War and of twentieth-century France, including Labour at War: France and Britain, 1914-1918 (ed., 1991), State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War (1997) and (with Alan Kramer), Germany Atrocities, 1914. A History of Denial (2001), which has appeared in French and German.rn
List of Maps.rnIntroduction.rnPart I: Origins.rnPart II: The Military Conflict.rnPart III: Faces of War.rnPart IV: States, Nations and Empires.rnPart V: Legacies.rnBibliography.rnIndex.
A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history.n* Comprises 38 essays by leading scholars who analyze the current state of historical scholarship on the First World Warn* Provides extensive coverage spanning the pre-war period, the military conflict, social, economic, political, and cultural developments, and the war's legacyn* Offers original perspectives on themes as diverse as strategy and tactics, war crimes, science and technology, and the arts