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The Resource The rocky road to the Great War : the evolution of trench warfare to 1914, Nicholas Murray ; foreword by Hew Strachan

The rocky road to the Great War : the evolution of trench warfare to 1914, Nicholas Murray ; foreword by Hew Strachan

Label
The rocky road to the Great War : the evolution of trench warfare to 1914
Title
The rocky road to the Great War
Title remainder
the evolution of trench warfare to 1914
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Murray ; foreword by Hew Strachan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nicholas Murray's The Rocky Road to the Great War examines the evolution of field fortification theory and practice between 1877 and 1914. During this period field fortifications became increasingly important, and their construction evolved from primarily above to below ground. The reasons for these changes are crucial to explaining the landscape of World War I, yet they have remained largely unstudied. The transformation in field fortifications reflected not only the ongoing technological advances but also the changing priorities in the reasons for constructing them, such as preventing desert
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Nicholas
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Fortification, Field
  • Intrenchments
  • Military art and science
  • HISTORY
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Fortification, Field
  • Intrenchments
  • Military art and science
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Military Engineering
  • Fortification, Field -- History
  • Intrenchments -- History
  • Military art and science -- History
Label
The rocky road to the Great War : the evolution of trench warfare to 1914, Nicholas Murray ; foreword by Hew Strachan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The theory of field fortification, 1740-1914 -- The Russo-Turkish War and Plevna -- The Second Anglo-Boer war -- The Russo-Japanese War -- The Balkan wars -- The state of thinking in 1914 -- Conclusions -- Appendix: The American Civil War
Control code
ocn857770045
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unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612341057
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1ddq2s2
  • 5f018f12-d3ed-40f2-983c-992b4ee517a0
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857770045
Label
The rocky road to the Great War : the evolution of trench warfare to 1914, Nicholas Murray ; foreword by Hew Strachan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The theory of field fortification, 1740-1914 -- The Russo-Turkish War and Plevna -- The Second Anglo-Boer war -- The Russo-Japanese War -- The Balkan wars -- The state of thinking in 1914 -- Conclusions -- Appendix: The American Civil War
Control code
ocn857770045
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612341057
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1ddq2s2
  • 5f018f12-d3ed-40f2-983c-992b4ee517a0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857770045

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