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Author Doyle, Peter, 1960-
Title World War I in 100 objects / Peter Doyle
Published New York, New York : Plume, 2014
 Rodman Main Adult  940.4 D754w    AVAILABLE
Descript 351 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index
"Previously published as The First World War in 100 Objects in Great Britian by The History Press" -- T.p. verso
Contents 100 objects -- Nations to war -- The soldier -- First moves, 1914 -- Developing trench warfare -- The war deepens and expands, 1915-16 -- Plumbing new depths, 1917-18 -- War at sea, in the air -- At home
Summary "A dynamic social history commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. General readers and history buffs alike have made bestsellers of books like A History of the World in 100 Objects. In that tradition, this handsome commemorative volume gives a unique perspective on one of the most pivotal and volatile events of modern history. In World War I in 100 Objects, military historian Peter Doyle shares a fascinating collection of items, from patriotic badges worn by British citizens to field equipment developed by the United States. Beautifully photographed, each item is accompanied by the unique story it tells about the war, its strategy, its innovations, and the people who fought it"--Provided by publisher
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Antiquities
World War, 1914-1918 -- Equipment and supplies
World War, 1914-1918 -- Technology
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works
Material culture -- History -- 20th century
Material culture -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works
Add Title World War I in one hundred objects
World War I in a hundred objects
World War 1 in 100 objects
World War One in 100 objects
ISBN 9780142181591 (hardback)

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