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Original name book: Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

Pages: 544

Language: English

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 27, 2006)

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This volume analyzes the First World War in light of the concept of "total war," particularly the systematic erosion of the distinction between the military and civilian spheres. Leading scholars from Europe and North America explore the efforts of soldiers and statesmen, industrialists and financiers, professionals and civilian activists to adjust to the titanic, pervasive pressures that the military stalemate on the western front imposed on belligerent and neutral societies.

"This book is fascinating and should be read by anyone who is interested in the role that warfare plays on the development and destruction of society." Virginia Quarterly Review"Collaborative research, useful theoretical constructs, and a wiilingness to use new methodologies to assess old and new problems of the Great War merit thanks. For a comprehensive understanding of the war on the western front, this volume with its outstanding essays and superb bibliography is required reading." Jrnl of Military History"...these essays make important and original contributions to a historiography on the Great War that continues to evolve in exciting and promising new directions." Technology and Culture This volume analyzes the First World War in light of the concept of "total war," particularly the systematic erosion of the distinction between the military and civilian spheres. Leading scholars from Europe and North America explore the efforts of soldiers and statesmen, industrialists and financiers, professionals and civilian activists to adjust to the titanic, pervasive pressures that the military stalemate on the western front imposed on belligerent and neutral societies.

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