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The Resource Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings

Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings

Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war
Title
Catastrophe 1914
Title remainder
Europe goes to war
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings
Title variation
  • 1914
  • Europe goes to war
Title variation remainder
Europe goes to war
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the outbreak of World War I, from the breakdown of diplomacy to the dramatic battles that occurred before the war bogged down in the trenches
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.3/11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D511
LC item number
.H37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings
Link
9780307597052.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by William Collins in 2013 as: Catastrophe
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [567]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1914 chronology -- The organisation of armies in 1914 -- Sarajevo -- 'A feeling that events are in the air' -- The descent to war -- 'The superb spectacle of the world bursting into flames' -- Disaster on the Drina -- Death with flags and trumpets -- The British flight -- The retreat -- Tannenberg : 'Alas, how many thousands lie there bleeding!' -- The hour of Joffre -- The nemesis of Moltke -- 'Poor devils, they fought their ships like men' -- Three armies in Poland -- 'Did you ever dance with him?' -- Open country, open sky -- Ypres : 'Something that was completely hopeless' -- 'War becomes the scourge of mankind' -- Mudlife -- Silent night, holy night
Control code
1422939
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition
Extent
xxxvii, 628 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307743831
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013027865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black & white illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1422939
  • (Sirsi) 1422939
  • (OCoLC)828893101
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings
Link
9780307597052.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by William Collins in 2013 as: Catastrophe
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [567]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1914 chronology -- The organisation of armies in 1914 -- Sarajevo -- 'A feeling that events are in the air' -- The descent to war -- 'The superb spectacle of the world bursting into flames' -- Disaster on the Drina -- Death with flags and trumpets -- The British flight -- The retreat -- Tannenberg : 'Alas, how many thousands lie there bleeding!' -- The hour of Joffre -- The nemesis of Moltke -- 'Poor devils, they fought their ships like men' -- Three armies in Poland -- 'Did you ever dance with him?' -- Open country, open sky -- Ypres : 'Something that was completely hopeless' -- 'War becomes the scourge of mankind' -- Mudlife -- Silent night, holy night
Control code
1422939
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition
Extent
xxxvii, 628 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307743831
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013027865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black & white illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1422939
  • (Sirsi) 1422939
  • (OCoLC)828893101

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