The First World War: A Concise Global History (Repost)

Category: Novel

Tag: History and Military


Posted on 2013-12-27. By anonymous.

Description


William Kelleher Storey, "The First World War: A Concise Global History"
English | 0742541460 | 2010 | PDF | 206 pages | 4 MB

In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey takes into account individual decisions and experiences as well as environmental and technological factors such as food, geography, manpower, and weapons. He argues that the war profoundly changed the ways in which people imagined the landscape around them and thought about technology and the environment. Before the war, Europe and its colonies generally regarded industrial technology as an instrument of modernity; the landscape existed to be conquered, divided, and ruled. During and after the war, the costs of conquest became much higher, raising significant doubts about the value of progress. Soldiers experienced profound personal degradation, physical injuries, and mental collapse in the midst of nightmarish, technologically induced environmental conditions, which they vividly remembered when they formed new identities in the postwar world. Although people did not abandon thoughts of technological advance, after the war they had a keener sense of modernity's costs. Without neglecting traditional themes, Storey's deft interweaving of the role of environment and technology enriches our understanding of the social, political, and military history of the war, not only in Europe, but throughout the world.
Download



Sponsored High Speed Downloads
5560 dl's @ 2313 KB/s
Download Now [Full Version]
9972 dl's @ 2056 KB/s
Download Link 1 - Fast Download
9172 dl's @ 2956 KB/s
Download Mirror - Direct Download



Search More...
The First World War: A Concise Global History (Repost)

Search free ebooks in ebookee.com!


Links
Download this book

No active download links here?
Please check the description for download links if any or do a search to find alternative books.


Related Books


Comments

No comments for "The First World War: A Concise Global History (Repost)".


    Add Your Comments
    1. Download links and password may be in the description section, read description carefully!
    2. Do a search to find mirrors if no download links or dead links.
    Back to Top