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The First World War and British Military History

Brian Bond


This book is a study of the historiography of the First World War. The First World War remains controversial in its conduct and broader implications, and this volume explores many issues which continue to cause debate, such as Haig's generalship, the role of T. E. Lawrence in the Arab Revolt, and the failure of the Dardanelles campaign. It also examines the new approaches to the war stimulated by the fiftieth anniversaries in the 1960s, and follows them through to contemporary concern with the experiences of ordinary soldiers and their chroniclers. The book provides new insights into the age-o ... More

Keywords: First World War, historiography, Haig, T.E. Lawrence, Arab Revolt, Dardanelles campaign, war, warfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780198222996
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Bond, editor
King's College, London