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The First World War : Cambridge History Programme - Andrew Wrenn

The First World War

Cambridge History Programme

Paperback Published: 29th December 1997
ISBN: 9780521577755
Number Of Pages: 66
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old

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The author covers topics such as the German invasion of Belgium and France; the war on the Western Front; the portrayal of the war by the press; governments and artists; the war in the air and at sea; the impact of the war on the Home Front; the Gallipoli campaign and war on the other fronts. With an enquiry-based approach, the book is structured around key investigations, background briefings and reviews of the topics covered. Using a wide range of sources, vivid pictorial evidence, maps and diagrams, Andrew Wrenn has produced a text that will be both manageable in extent and accessible and motivating to a wide range of students.

Origins of the First World War
The two plans
Failure of the Schlieffen Plan
The Western Front
Fighting spirit
Recruitment and resistance
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig
Stalemate on the Western front
November 1918: the end of the war
Review: The war on the Western Front
The war at sea
Submarine war
The British naval blockade of Germany
The war in the air
Review: The war at sea and in the air
Defending the realm
The war and British women
Review: The Home Front in Britain
The Russian front
The Gallipoli Campaign
The other fronts
Review: The fighting on other fronts
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ISBN: 9780521577755
ISBN-10: 0521577756
Series: Cambridge History Programme
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 66
Published: 29th December 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.59  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.23