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Imperial Germany and the Great War, 1914 1918

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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of Germany's experience during the First World War. In this book, Roger Chickering examines the military aspects of the conflict, as well as the diplomacy, government and politics of wartime Germany. However, at the same time, Roger Chickering also provides an important, and rare, portrayal of life on the homefront: ...more
Paperback, 227 pages
Published May 28th 1998 by Cambridge University Press (first published May 24th 1998)
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Jur
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good introduction to the politics and social history of Germany in WWI

Managed to get through most of Chickering on the way back in the Eurostar. Interesting to see that the Social Democrats implicated themselves fully with the autocratic rulers, so that by 1917 the left wing (later the Communists) broke away. The strike movement against the war (and for social change) therefore occurred outside the control of the SPD and the labour unions. Which is something to bear in mind for the game. The SPD
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Claire-louise Tuthill
Great book, gives some fantastic information on the social and cultural impact of war on Germany. Interesting to read about the experience from a German side.
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A very good study of the origins (and course) of WWI -- synthetic
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