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America and World War I: A Selected Annotated Biblography of by David R. Woodward

By David R. Woodward

The US and international warfare I, the 1st quantity within the new Routledge study publications to American army reviews sequence, offers a concise, annotated advisor to the substantial quantity of assets to be had at the nice War.  With over 2,000 entries chosen from a large choice of courses, manuscript collections, databases, and on-line assets, this volume could be a useful examine software for college students, students, and army heritage buffs alike.  the wide variety of themes lined comprise conflict motion pictures and literature, to civil-military kinfolk, to ladies and war.  Routledge learn courses to American army reports will comprise concise, easy-to-use bibliographic volumes on varied American army campaigns all through historical past, in addition to tackling well timed matters reminiscent of ladies within the army and terrorism.

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Falls, Cyril. The Great War 1914–1918. New York: Capricorn Books, 1961. 447 pp. Written by a decorated veteran and a member of the team of historians who wrote the British official history of the war, this volume remains one of the best general histories of the war. Captain Falls’ purpose is to demolish “a myth as preposterous as it is widely believed”: that the generals on both sides were generally incompetent, displaying little tactical or strategic brilliance. This book is exceptionally well written.

Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. 578 pp. This long-awaited study of the French Army during 1914–1918 does not disappoint. Years in the making, this volume fills a huge void in English-language literature on the Great War. This thoroughly researched and balanced account provides insight on Joffre’s leadership and many other topics. 182. -Gen. Sir James E. A Short History of World War I. New York: Oxford University Press, 1951.

510 pp. This is a standard account of militarism in Europe prior to World War I. The author, a German officer during World War I, focuses on the social and political features of militarism. There are illustrations and chapter notes but no bibliography. 215. indb 41 Winter, Jay, et al. The Great War and the Twentieth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 366 pp. 2/5/07 9:15:08 PM 42 America and World War I This collection of essays, a product of a Yale University lecture series, provides a comprehensive account of the war from a comparative international perspective.

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