Catastrophe

Europe Goes to War 1914
CD - unabridged
(25 CDs)
Product Number: CX2413
Released: 01 Oct, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780007534142
Narrator(s): Nigel Carrington
Publisher: W F Howes
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In Catastrophe: 1914 Max Hastings, tries to find the answer to how World War I began. He traces how tensions across the continent kindled into a blaze of battles; analyses the power-brokering, vanity and bluff in the diplomatic maelstrom and reveals who was responsible for the birth of this catastrophic world in arms. Mingling the experiences of humbler folk with the statesmen on whom their lives depended, Hastings asks: whose actions were justified?

Author(s): Max Hastings
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2013

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Playaway
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Author(s): Max Hastings
Narrator(s): Nigel Carrington
Product Number D2776
Released: 01 Jan, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9780007534166
eBook
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Author(s): Max Hastings
Product Number WEB17896
Released: 12 Sep, 2013
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: #9780007519750
eAudio
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Author(s): Max Hastings
Narrator(s): Nigel Carrington
Product Number OB566
Released: 01 Apr, 2014
Business Term: OBOU 7 Years
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9780007534159

Professional reviews

"‘A work of staggering scope and erudition, narrated with supreme fluency and insight, it is unquestionably the best single-volume history of the war ever written’ SUNDAY TIMES on All Hell Let Loose 1914: a year of unparalleled change. The year that diplomacy failed and Imperial Europe was thrown into its first modernised warfare. But how had it happened? ‘This is military history at its most gripping. A veritable tour de force’ EVENING STANDARD on All Hell Let Loose"

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