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The Resource The beauty and the sorrow : an intimate history of the First World War, by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves, (electronic resource)

The beauty and the sorrow : an intimate history of the First World War, by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves, (electronic resource)

Label
The beauty and the sorrow : an intimate history of the First World War
Title
The beauty and the sorrow
Title remainder
an intimate history of the First World War
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
There are many books on the First World War, but award-winning and bestselling historian Peter Englund takes a daring and stunning new approach. Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, he explores the everyday aspects of war: not only the tragedy and horror, but also the absurdity, monotony and even beauty. Two of these twenty will perish, two will become prisoners of war, two will become celebrated heroes and two others end up as physical wrecks. One of them go mad, another will never hear a shot fired. Following soldiers and sailors, nurses
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Englund, Peter
Dewey number
  • 940.3092
  • 940.30922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA640 .A2 E5413 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain
  • War
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • History
Label
The beauty and the sorrow : an intimate history of the First World War, by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 795-808) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication; To the Reader; Dramatis Personae; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; The End; Envoi; Sources and Literature; List of Illustrations; Index; Plates
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (979 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847654304
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F648E270-0078-4FF3-8A35-593D4D8242CB
System control number
  • 1966773
  • (OCoLC)759807626
  • (OCoLC)ocn759807626
  • 1962923
  • 1966773
Label
The beauty and the sorrow : an intimate history of the First World War, by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 795-808) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication; To the Reader; Dramatis Personae; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; The End; Envoi; Sources and Literature; List of Illustrations; Index; Plates
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (979 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847654304
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F648E270-0078-4FF3-8A35-593D4D8242CB
System control number
  • 1966773
  • (OCoLC)759807626
  • (OCoLC)ocn759807626
  • 1962923
  • 1966773

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