The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the First World War

By: William Philpott, Matthew Hughes

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The profound influence of World War I on politics and society is still felt today, yet it remains a greatly misunderstood conflict, shrouded in myths and misperceptions. In "The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the First World War" Philpott and Hughes, leading historians of the conflict, draw on recent scholarship to present a clear introduction to the war. In fifty maps, accompanied by supporting text and statistical tables, they survey the main battles and political features of the war. This concise volume will give students and general readers important insights into the nature and effects of world war.

Title: The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the First World War

Author: William Philpott, Matthew Hughes

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $19.95

Categories: World War I, Maps, Atlases, & Geography,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2005

ISBN Number: 1-4039-0434-0

ISBN Number 13: 9781403904348

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 128 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan

Seller ID: 904340

Description: The profound influence of World War I on politics and society is still felt today, yet it remains a greatly misunderstood conflict, shrouded in myths and misperceptions. In The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the First World War Philpott and Hughes, leading historians of the conflict, draw on recent scholarship to present a clear introduction to the war. In fifty maps, accompanied by supporting text and statistical tables, they survey the main battles and political features of the war. This concise volume will give students and general readers important insights into the nature and effects of world war.

About Author
William J. Philpott is Lecturer in Military History in the Department of War Studies at King's College London. He is a specialist in the operations on the Western front and has published extensively in that area. His first book, Anglo-French Relations and Strategy on the Western Front, was published by Macmillan in 1996. He is now editor of the Palgrave Macmillan series, Studies in Military and Strategic History.

Matthew Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Military and International History at the University of Salford, where he directs the BA degree in Military History. A specialist on the war in the Middle East, he is the author of a book on the Palestine campaign, Allenby and British Strategy in the Middle East, 1917-1919, published by Frank Cass in 1999.

Table of Contents
List of Tables
List of Graphs
Part I: Political
The Belligerents
Offensive Military Plans
The German September Programme of War Aims
Allied War Aims in Europe
Clearing the Seas
The Western Front - An Overview
The Peripheral Fronts - An Overview
The Great War in Africa &Asia
The Allied Blockade of Germany
Plans for Partition of the Ottoman Empire
Italian Entry into the War
France Under Strain, 1917
The German Submarine Campaign, 1917-18
The Strategic Bombing of England
The Collapse of Russia, 1917
The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, March 1918
Empire at War
The Collapse of Germany, Oct.-Nov. 1918
Peace in the West - the Versailles Settlement
Peace in the East - Peace Settlement with Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey
Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20
The Costs of the War, 1914-19
Part II: Military
The Battle of the Frontiers and the Retreat
The Russian Advance in East Prussia
The Marne and the Aisne
Operations on the Northern Flank, 1914-15
The Attempts to Break the Western Front, 1915
2nd Ypres - The Use of Gas in War
The Dardanelles Campaign
The German Conquest of Poland
The Italians on the Isonzo
Salonika
Caucasus and Mesopotamia
Verdun 1916
The Somme 1 - The plan and First Day
The Somme 2 - The Battle of Attrition
The Battle of Jutland
The War Between Austria-Hungary and Russia
The Defeat of Rumania
War in the Balkans (Serbia)
The Nivelle Offensive
The Passchedaele Campaign
The Arab Revolt, 1916-18
Allenby's Offensive in Palestine
Malmaison - The Bite and Hold Battle
Cambrai - The Use of the Tank
Caporetto - The Collapse of the Italian Army (MH) Table: Italian Losses
The German Spring Offensive
American Operation on the Western Front
Foch's Advance to Victory
Breaking the Hindenburg Line, September 1918
Index