1918: Year of Victory

Edited by Ashley Ekins

“1918, year of victory is a historiographical benchmark that serves to put into true perspective the real significance of the Great War.” John A. Moses

The First World War was a turning point in history. It marked the birth of the modern era and established the pattern for large-scale violence, devastation and genocide throughout the wars of the 20th Century. This book is a collection of the latest research findings by scholars from a number of nations, many of them renowned specialists in their field. Lively, authoritative and wide-ranging, 1918: year of victory presents a fresh look at the origins and battles of the First World War, the events of its crucial final year, and the roles of the victors and the vanquished. This book was shortlisted for the Templer Medal for 2010. Contributors include Jay Winter, Robin Prior, Peter Hart, Memorial historians Ashley Ekins and Peter Pedersen, and many more.

Hard cover, photographs, 308 pages.