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➹ [Download] ➵ The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I By Niall Ferguson ➼ – African-american-literature.co From a bestselling historian a daringly revisionist history of World War IThe Pity of War makes a simple and provocative argument the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's faultFrom a bestselling historian a daringly revisionist history of World War IThe Pity of War makes a simple and provocative argument the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's fault According to Niall Ferguson England entered into war based on naive assumptions of German aims thereby transforming a Continental conflict into a world war which it then badly mishandled necessitating American inv.

Olvement The war was not inevitable Ferguson argues but rather was the result of the mistaken decisions of individuals who would later claim to have been in the grip of huge impersonal forcesThat the war was wicked horrific and inhuman is memorialized in part by the poetry of men like Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon but also by cold statistics IndeedBritish soldiers were killed in the first day of the Battle.

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The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co

The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co

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  1. Mathieu Gaudreault Mathieu Gaudreault says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleA good overall book Its not a long boring list of battle but divided by topics from mass media to the captor dillemawhy few prisonners were caught It blame in part Germany for causing a continental war and the British Empire for causing a word war At the end there a small counterfactual on what might have happened if the british empire had stayed out of the war Debunks a number of myth of the war like the German were militaristic nationin fact the Social Democrat party wich was pacifist was the biggest party in the Reichtag Also debunks the myth that Germany was strong when Great Britain appeased Russia and France before the war A chapter explains that the Imperail german army was the most efficient killing machine that the entente powersauthor John Mosier has written a entire book about that pointThe only weak spot is that not enoufg explanations are given why the central powers collapsed starting August 1918 Anyway a must have for anybody interested in WW1


  2. JT in PoHo JT in PoHo says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleFerguson's book reads like a doctoral thesis Exhaustive detail which is no doubt interesting and important to a specialist in the field Only two chapters are of interest to the general reader namely chapters 12 Why Men Fought and 13 The Captor's Dilemma Ferguson does handily sum up his thesis in the final chapter in uick to grasp point form His thesis is controversial that Britain didn't need to fear Germany and should never have entered the war The thesis is not convincingly proven and one wonders if the thesis was constructed merely to get p


  3. David Hemmings David Hemmings says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleGood textual and graphic support for the arguments Could have developed the statistical data to bring the force of the arguments home


  4. T. Graczewski T. Graczewski says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleI was not expecting to like this book In fact I very nearly avoided it altogether based on the overwhelmingly negative reviews by some of the leading scholars of strategic studies In a fascinating exchange on Slatecom in June 1999 Eliot Cohen my academic advisor mentor and good friend and Paul Fussell competed with one another over which one disliked Ferguson's history describing his work alternatively as smarty pedantic inane and irritatingIn the Summer 2001 issue of National Interest Michael Howard the doyen of war studies was decidedly cool to the conclusions in The Pity of War although not hostile to Ferguson' alternative approach which he called a refreshing var


  5. Donal A. O'Neill Donal A. O'Neill says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleThis work gives the impression of being the result of a very long literature search undertaken in conditions far removed from the battlefield and conducive to wisdom after the event and with little feeling or understanding for the passions good and bad that actually motivate flesh and blood people The writer has obviously trawled through forests of data and statistics and is determined to get as much of them as possible on to the pr


  6. sss2184 sss2184 says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleWas Britain wrong to have entered WW1?Niall Ferguson is not just a contrarian thinker he's a brilliant thinker Whether you agree with him or not his wiring is never


  7. Michael H. Michael H. says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleThis was my second attempt at reading this book having purchased it some years earlier and giving up on it It seems crazy but as


  8. Clay Garner Clay Garner says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Kindle“Perhaps this sense that the world had arrived at the Biblical Armageddon was the most powerful of all the ‘ideas of 1914’’’Ferguson’s research indicates the religious understanding of the imminent ‘last days’ was one foundation for the support of this war Interesting “Percy Schramm’s aunt Emmy’s reaction to the outbreak of war was explicit in its allusion to the Last Days ‘It all must come to pass; for it is foretold in the Bible and we can only thank God if Satan’s rule is soon to be destroyed Then will come at last the t


  9. Jeff Lacy Jeff Lacy says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleThis is an advanced book discussing the causes and effects of WWI Ferguson particularly argues that the conflagration was Britain's fault not Germany's This is a dense and scholarly book Ferguson addresses ten uestions in support of his thesis p 442 The book reuires a bit of familiarity with macroeconomics and a background in WWI history I have read over fourteen nonfiction and over eight fiction books I would not take up this book as my first exposure on WWI history It takes alot of discipline and persistence to make it through But if you are interested in WWI history it raises interesting ideas


  10. John C. John C. says:

    The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I Epub ã The Õ PDF/EPUB african american literature.co pity book, war: mobile, explaining pdf, world ebok, The Pity free, Of War: mobile, Of War: Explaining World ebok, Pity Of War: ebok, Pity Of War: Explaining World ebok, The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I KindleFerguson conducts an illuminating inuiry into culpability for the Great War or First World War and its conduct which was probably the greatest f up and most murderous in modern historySome wi


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