For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914 it had been drastically weakened and circled by numerous predators waiting to finish it off.
From the precipitous plunge into war and the brutal and bloody battles of August 1914, this book shows how events were propelled by a horrific logic which swept all sides up in its unstoppable momentum.
This book offers a fresh, close-up look at the First World War as it was experienced by... Læs mere
The Woman Who Fought an Empire tells the improbable odyssey of a spirited young woman--the daughter of Romanian-born Jewish settlers in Palestine--and her journey from unhappy housewife to daring leader of a notorious Middle East spy ring.
A full-length study of the visual poetry of the early twentieth century. Bohn illuminates the works of Apollinaire, Josep-Maria Junow, Guillermo de Torre, and others.
This book examines the role of East Asia in WWI.