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Popular arts of the first world war

Barbara Jones

Popular arts of the first world war

by Barbara Jones

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Published by Studio Vista in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Jones and Bill Howell.
ContributionsHowell, Bill.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18214809M

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The First World War probes the mystery of how a civilization at the height of its achievement could have propelled itself into such a ruinous conflict and takes us behind the scenes of the negotiations among Europe's crowned heads (all of them related to one another by blood) and ministers, and their doomed efforts to defuse the crisis.

Keegan Cited by: 9. The Best Books on World War I - The Great War - ThoughtCo. The author has evolved the famous 'Fog of War' into a 'Fog Of The History of War'.

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