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World War I
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  • Authored by: Joe H. Kirchberger
  • From the Series: Eyewitness History
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  • ISBN-10: 1438108893
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0889-6
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 11/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 940.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 464

Summary

From the highly acclaimed Eyewitness History series, World War I examines one of the most pivotal points in 20th-century history, exploring the social, cultural, military, and political impacts of this war on American society, as well as the role the United States played in the conflict. Unlike other references on the subject, this new volume discusses World War I’s place in American history as the catalyst for World War II and the cold war, and explores its influences in today’s world. Highlighting its historical connections to such timely topics as terrorism, the impact of technology on warfare, the rise of rogue states, the use of weapons of mass destruction, and the importance of the non-Western, especially Middle Eastern, countries, World War I brings this crucial time period to life through the eyes of those who lived through it.

World War I provides hundreds of firsthand accounts—from diary entries, letters, speeches, and newspaper accounts—that focus on different warfare issues and on the social and cultural impacts of the war on Europe and the United States. As well as these primary source quotations, each illustrated chapter provides an introductory essay and a chronology of events. This volume also includes critical documents related to this topic, as well as capsule biographies of key figures, narrative sections, eyewitness testimonies, 102 black-and-white photographs, maps and graphs, a bibliography, notes, a glossary, chronologies, appendixes, and an index.

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Reviews and Awards

"A comprehensive analysis of the causes, events, and aftermath of the war...a solid addition to reference shelves."
School Library Journal

"...lucid and comprehensive..."
SLJ Curriculum Connections

"There is a wealth of useful supplemental material...The style of the explanatory essays is clear and engaging...its attractiveness and, above all, its first-person accounts and documents, make it a worthwhile addition to a high school or undergraduate reference library."
American Reference Books Annual

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