Full Product DetailsAuthor: Holger Afflerbach , Hew Strachan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Dimensions: Width: 17.80cm , Height: 3.20cm , Length: 24.80cm
ISBN 10: 0199693625
Publication Date: 26 July 2012
Audience: College/higher education , Professional and scholarly , Undergraduate , Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Publisher's Status: Out of Stock Indefinitely
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<br>Holger Afflerbach, from 2002-2006, was DAAD Professor of History at Emory University. Afflerbach specializes in late nineteenth and twentieth Century German history; international relations; military history, particularly World War I and World War II; and Austrian and Italian history. Among his publications are the biography of the Prussian War Minister and Chief of General Staff Erich von Falkenhayn (Munich 1994, second edition 1996); his study of the Triple Alliance, entitled Der Dreibund. Europaische Grossmacht und Allianzpolitik vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg (Vienna 2002); and a popular book on the history of the Atlantic: Das entfesselte Meer (Munich, 2002). He also edited an edition of sources from the German Headquarters in World War I under the title Kaiser Wilhelm II: als Oberster Kriegsherr wahrend des Ersten Weltkrieges - Quellen aus der militarischen Umgebung des Kaisers (Munich, 2005). He is is Professor of Central European History at the University of Leeds. <br>Hew Strachan's research interests are military history from the eighteenth century to date, including contemporary strategic studies, but with particular interest in the First World War and in the history of the British Army. Among his numerous publications are: European Armies and the Conduct ofWar (London, 1983); Wellington's Legacy: The Reform of the British Army 1830-54 (Manchester, 1984); From Waterloo to Balaclava: Tactics, Technology and the British Army (Cambridge, 1985); The Politics of the British Army (Oxford, 1997); (ed.) The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War (Oxford, 1998); The First World War: A New Illustrated History (London, 2003). He is Chichele Professor of the History of War at All Souls College, Oxford.<br>
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