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The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I

The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I
Author: Niall Ferguson
ISBN 13: 9780465057122
ISBN 10: 465057128
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 2000-03-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 608
List Price: $24.00

A landmark work of history. An explosive and argumentative new book that rewrites our most basic assumptions about the causes and consequences of the First World War.

Charles S. Maier

Ferguson has organized his reassessment...thematically, around irreverent answers to self-imposed questions....For Ferguson, [the war] is a continuing question. —The New Republic