The First World War: An Illustrated History (Penguin Books) ePub download
by A J Taylor
- ISBN: 0140024816
- ISBN13: 978-0140024814
- ePub: 1561 kb | FB2: 1412 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Military
- Publisher: Penguin UK; New Impression edition (June 2, 2009)
- Pages: 296
- Rating: 4.7/5
- Votes: 459
- Format: docx lit lrf doc
Taylor here manages in some 200 illustrated pages to say almost everything that is important for an understanding and . Having read this small volume, it prompted me to reread John Keegan's History of the First World War and I discovered how much I had missed the first time.
Taylor here manages in some 200 illustrated pages to say almost everything that is important for an understanding and, indeed, intellectual digestion of that vast event' Observer 'It is unlikely that there will be a more satisfactory compact survey of that Armageddon' Newsweek 'What makes Taylor's book outstanding is his capacity to penetrate through the undergrowth of controversy and conflicting interpretation t.
The First World War: An Illustrated History (Penguin Books). Taylor (1906-1990) was one of the most controversial historians of the twentieth century. He served as a lecturer at the Universities of Manchester, Oxford, and London. Series: Penguin History.
The First World War book. Paperback, 296 pages. Published June 2nd 2009 by Penguin UK (first published 1963). The First World War: An Illustrated History. A. J. P. Taylor was one of the most acclaimed and uncompromising historians of the twentieth century.
The First World War: An Illustrated History (Paperback). Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: 9780140024814 Number of pages: 296 Weight: 358 g Dimensions: 201 x 132 x 14 mm. Taylor (author). Paperback 296 Pages, Published: 28/03/1974 Added to basket.
The New Statesman said of it: "Taylor is the only English historian now writing who can bend the bow of Gibbon and Macaulay. a masterpiece: lucid, compassionate, beautifully written in a bare, sparse style, and at the same time deeply disturbing. Several of Taylor's other works also received high praise.
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Or as A. Taylor put it more sweepingly, ‘In 1917 European history, in the old sense, came to an en. . Taylor (1966) The First World War: An Illustrated History (New York: Penguin Books), p. 16. oogle Scholar. 2. Quoted (Giesl to Berchtold. Quoted (Giesl to Berchtold Österreich-Ungarns Aussenpolitik, VI, No. 6834) in John Treadway (1998) The Falcon and the Eagle: Montenegro and Austria-Hungary 1908–1908 (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press), p. 13.
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Taylor Penguin Books. One of the great nightmares when having a conversation about military history is to have your companion turn round and say, "So can you recommend a book about the First World War?" There has been an extremely large output on the war and the historiography has developed and altered significantly over the years. Taylor's book is ideal for the newcomer in that it is readable, concise and well illustrated with photos.
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