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LEADERSHIP IN CONFLICT, 1914-1918. by  Matthew St  Ian F.W. Beckett - First Edition - 2000 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 25963)

LEADERSHIP IN CONFLICT, 1914-1918.

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LEADERSHIP IN CONFLICT, 1914-1918.

by Hughes, Matthew & Seligmann, Matthew, Editors (Brian Bond, Peter Simkins, William Philpott, J.M. Bourne, David Jordan, Annika Mombauer, Robert T. Foley, David Woodward, James F. Gentsch, Keith M. Wilson, Denise J. Poynter, Ian F.W. Beckett, Matthew St

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0850527511
ISBN 13
9780850527513
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Leo Cooper, 2000. 291 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w illustrations. "(E)xamines the often stormy relationships (of the generals and politicians of the Great War), portraying the decision-making process on both sides. Many of the individuals involved remain household names today over eighty years on: Douglas Haig, Ferdinand Foch, David Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson and the German Kaiser, Wilhelm II. The results of their endeavours led to the now legendary carnage in Gallipoli, on the Somme, in the mud of Flanders and the frozen heights of the Alps. How did these great men conduct their relationships and decision-making? To answer this, the chapters range widely to look at the Home Front, the Western Front and America at war. They also deal with the role of royalty and sideshows such as Italy, where Britian and France came to the aid of faltering allies. In all of this, defeat or victory would be decided by the most forceful and dynamic leaders willing to listen to and accept the wisest counsel. (This book) brings together the works of distinguished authorities on this ever-fascinating period and adds significantly to our understanding of the often complex relationships at play." Minor browning to edges of textblock, two tiny edge tears with crease at top of page 139/140 - archivally taped. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good+.

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Bookseller
Capricorn Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
25963
Title
LEADERSHIP IN CONFLICT, 1914-1918.
Author
Hughes, Matthew & Seligmann, Matthew, Editors (Brian Bond, Peter Simkins, William Philpott, J.M. Bourne, David Jordan, Annika Mombauer, Robert T. Foley, David Woodward, James F. Gentsch, Keith M. Wilson, Denise J. Poynter, Ian F.W. Beckett, Matthew St
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0850527511
ISBN 13
9780850527513
Publisher
Leo Cooper
Place of Publication
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Date published
2000
Keywords
Herbert Henry Asquith, Balfour, Bethmann Hollweg, Bulow, Cavan, Churchill, Derbgy, Esher, Falkenhayn, Fayolle, Foch, Sir John French, Gwynne, Haig, David Henderson, Hindenburg, Joffre, Kitchener, Lloyd George, Luddendorff, Moltke, Nivelle, Pershing, Petai
Bookseller catalogs
Military - First World War;

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