World War I by Rodney P. Carlisle
(Eyewitness History Series)

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

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, as well as 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.
 

About Rodney P. Carlisle

See more books from this Author
Dr. Rodney P. Carlisle is a professor emeritus of Rutgers University. He received his AB degree from Harvard College and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He most recently served as general editor of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and Right (2005) and authored The Iraq War (2004).
 
Published October 31, 2006 by Facts on File. 448 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, War, Young Adult. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for World War I

A Patchwork of Books

Are you a book Publisher?Learn about Widgets now!.

| Read Full Review of World War I (Eyewitness Histo...

Rate this book!

Add Review
×