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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/52073
Title:
The British Army in Battle and Its Image 1914-18
Authors:
Badsey, Stephen
Abstract:
A detailed analysis of the strategy undertaken by the British Army during WWI. In this collection of essays of incomparable scholarship, Stephen Badsey explores in individual detail how the British Army fought in the First World War, how politics and strategy affected its battles and the decisions of senior commanders such as Douglas Haig, and how these issues were intimately intertwined with the mass media portrayal of the Army to itself and to the British people. Informative, provocative, and often entertaining, based on more than a quarter-century of research, these essays on the British Army in the First World War range through topics from a trench raid to modern television comedy. As a contribution to progressive military history, The British Army in Battle and Its Image 1914-1918 proves that the way the British Army fought and its portrayal through the media cannot be separated. It is one of a growing number of studies which show that, far from being in opposition to each other, cultural history and the history of battle must be combined for the First World War to be properly understood.
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Issue Date:
2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/52073
Additional Links:
http://www.continuumbooks.com/Books/detail.aspx?ReturnURL=/Search/default.aspx&CountryID=1&ImprintID=2&BookID=132566
Type:
Book
Language:
en
Description:
Series: Birmingham War Studies
ISBN:
0826437184; 978-0826437181
Appears in Collections:
Conflict Studies Research Group

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorBadsey, Stephen-
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-04T17:15:15Z-
dc.date.available2009-03-04T17:15:15Z-
dc.date.issued2009-
dc.identifier.isbn0826437184-
dc.identifier.isbn978-0826437181-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/52073-
dc.descriptionSeries: Birmingham War Studiesen
dc.description.abstractA detailed analysis of the strategy undertaken by the British Army during WWI. In this collection of essays of incomparable scholarship, Stephen Badsey explores in individual detail how the British Army fought in the First World War, how politics and strategy affected its battles and the decisions of senior commanders such as Douglas Haig, and how these issues were intimately intertwined with the mass media portrayal of the Army to itself and to the British people. Informative, provocative, and often entertaining, based on more than a quarter-century of research, these essays on the British Army in the First World War range through topics from a trench raid to modern television comedy. As a contribution to progressive military history, The British Army in Battle and Its Image 1914-1918 proves that the way the British Army fought and its portrayal through the media cannot be separated. It is one of a growing number of studies which show that, far from being in opposition to each other, cultural history and the history of battle must be combined for the First World War to be properly understood.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherContinuum International Publishing Group Ltd.en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.continuumbooks.com/Books/detail.aspx?ReturnURL=/Search/default.aspx&CountryID=1&ImprintID=2&BookID=132566en
dc.subjectWorld War Oneen
dc.subjectMilitary historyen
dc.subjectWar studiesen
dc.subjectBritish Armyen
dc.subjectMilitary strategyen
dc.titleThe British Army in Battle and Its Image 1914-18en
dc.typeBooken
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