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With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918

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Synopsis:

Why did World War I end with a whimper-an arrangement between two weary opponents to suspend hostilities? Why did the Allies reject the option of advancing into Germany and taking Berlin? Most histories of the Great War focus on the avoidability of its beginning. This book focuses on Germany's inconclusive defeat and its ominous ramifications.

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David Stevenson is Professor of International History at London School of Economics.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780674725881
Author:
Stevenson, David
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
HISTORY / Military / United States
Subject:
HISTORY / Military/World War I
Subject:
History, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations/General
Subject:
World History-European History General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 halftones, 12 maps, 17 tables
Pages:
752
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Military » World War I
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Why did World War I end with a whimper-an arrangement between two weary opponents to suspend hostilities? Why did the Allies reject the option of advancing into Germany and taking Berlin? Most histories of the Great War focus on the avoidability of its beginning. This book focuses on Germany's inconclusive defeat and its ominous ramifications.
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