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New Scholarship on World War I, 2000–2014: Works Cited

By Frederic Krome

Works Cited

Books & Articles

Aksakal, Mustafa.  The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World WarCambridge, 2008.

Balakian, Peter.  The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response.  Harper Collins, 2003.

Barham, Peter.  Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War.  Yale, 2004 (CH, Jun’05, 42-6088).

Barrett, Michael B.  Operation Albion: The German Conquest of the Baltic Islands.  Indiana, 2008.

____.  Prelude to Blitzkrieg: The 1916 Austro-German Campaign in Romania.  Indiana, 2013.

Beckett, Ian F. W.  The Making of the First World War.  Yale, 2012 (CH, Jun’13, 50-5733).

Boghardt, Thomas.  The Zimmerman Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War I.  Naval Institute, 2012.

Brose, Eric Dorn.  A History of the Great War: World War One and the International Crisis of the Early Twentieth Century.  Oxford, 2010.

____.  The Kaiser Army: The Politics of Military Technology in Germany during the Machine Age, 1870-1918.  Oxford, 2001.

Browne, George.   An American Soldier in World War I, ed. by David L. Snead.  Nebraska, 2006.

Bruce, Robert B.  A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great WarUniversity Press of Kansas, 2003 (CH, Feb’04, 41-3668).

The Cambridge History of the First World War: v.1: Global War, ed. by Jay Winter.  Cambridge, 2014 (CH, Sep’14, 52-0400).

The Cambridge History of the First World War: v.2: The State, ed. by Jay Winter.  Cambridge, 2014 (CH, Sep’14, 52-0400).

The Cambridge History of the First World War: v.3: Civil Society, ed. by Jay Winter.  Cambridge, 2014 (CH, Sep’14, 52-0400).

The Cambridge History of War: v.4: War in the Modern World, ed. by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter, and Hans van de Ven.  Cambridge, 2012 (CH, Jun’13, 50-5734).

Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914-1919, v.2, ed. by Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert.  Cambridge, 2007 (CH, Jul’97, 34-6450).

Chickering, Roger.  The Great War and Urban Life in Germany: Freiburg, 1914-1918.  Cambridge , 2007 (CH, Jan’08, 45-2834).

Clark, Christopher.  The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914.  Harper, 2012 (CH, Jan’14, 51-2877).

Cohen, Deborah.  The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939.  California, 2001.

A Companion to World War I, ed. by John HorneWiley-Blackwell, 2010 (CH, Jan’11, 48-2910).

De Syon, Guillaume.  Zeppelin! Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939Johns Hopkins, 2002 (CH, Jun’02, 39-5782).

Decisions  for War, 1914-1917, ed. by Richard F. Hamilton and Holger H. Herwig.  Cambridge, 2004.

Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marine Brigade in World War I, ed. by George B. Clark.  University Press of Kansas, 2013.

DiNardo, Richard L.  Breakthrough: The Gorlice-Tarnow Campaign, 1915.  Praeger, 2010.

Dowling, Timothy C.  The Brusilov Offensive.  Indiana, 2008 (CH, Jul’09, 46-6370).

 Ebel, Jonathan H.  Faith in the Fight: Religion and the American Soldier in the Great War.  Princeton, 2010.

Echevarria, Antulio J.  After Clausewitz: German Military Thinkers before the Great War.  University Press of Kansas, 2000 (CH, Oct’01, 39-1165).

Ferrell, Robert H.  America’s Deadliest Battle: Meuse-Argonne, 1918.  Indiana, 2007.

Fogarty, Richard S.  Race & War in France: Colonial Subjects in the French Army, 1914-1918.  Johns Hopkins, 2008.

Foley, Robert T.  German Strategy and the Path to Verdun: Erich von Falkenhayn and the Development of Attrition.  Cambridge, 2005 (CH, Jan’06, 43-3009).

Girard, Marion.  A Strange and Formidable Weapon: British Responses to World War I Poison Gas.  Nebraska, 2008.

A Good Idea of Hell: Letters from a Chasseur à Pied, ed. by Joshua Brown.  Texas A & M, 2003.

Grady, Tim.  The German Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory.  Liverpool University Press, 2011.

Graves, Robert.  Goodbye to All That.  J. Cape, 1929.

Greenhalgh, Elizabeth.   Foch in Command: The Forging of a First World War General.  Cambridge, 2011.

____.  Victory through Coalition: Britain and France during the First World WarCambridge, 2005 (CH, Feb’07, 44-3491).

Grotelueschen, Marl Ethan.  The AEF Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War ICambridge, 2007.

Gumz, Jonathan E.  The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918Cambridge, 2009.

Hall, Richard C.  Balkan Breakthrough: The Battle of Dobro Pole, 1918Indiana, 2010.

Harris, J. P.  Douglas Haig and the First World War.  Cambridge, 2008.

Harrison, Mark.  The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World WarOxford, 2010 (CH, Jul’11, 48-6511).

Hart, Peter.  The Great War: A Combat History of the First World WarOxford, 2013.

Healy, Maureen.  Vienna and the Fall of the Habsburg Empire: Total War and Everyday Life in World War I.  Cambridge, 2004.

Hendley, Matthew C.  Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932.  McGill-Queen’s, 2012 (CH, Oct’12, 50-1083).

Herwig, Holger H.  The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the WorldRandom House, 2009.

Horne, John, and Alan Kramer.  German Atrocities 1914: A History of DenialYale, 2001.

Hull, Isabel V.  Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany.  Cornell, 2005 (CH, Dec’05, 43-2445).

Jeffrey, Keith.  Field Marshall Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier.  Oxford, 2008.

Jones, Heather.  “As the Centenary Approaches: The Regeneration of First World War Historiography [Historiographic Review].”  The Historical Journal, 56, 3 (2013): 857-878.

____.  Violence against Prisoners of War in the First World War: Britain, France and Germany, 1914-1920.  Cambridge, 2011 (CH, Jun’12, 49-5831).

Kramer, Alan.  Dynamic of Destruction: Culture and Mass Killing in the First World War.  Oxford, 2007 (CH, Jul’08, 45-5799).

Krause, Jonathan.  Early Trench Tactics in the French Army: The Second Battle of Artois, May-June 1915.  Ashgate, 2013.

Kuhlman, Erika.  Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War.  New York University, 2012 (CH, Oct’12, 50-1009).

Lambert, Nicholas A.  Planning Armageddon: British Economic Warfare and the First World War.  Harvard, 2012.

Linker, Beth.  War’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America.  Chicago, 2011 (CH, Dec’11, 49-2097).

Liulevicius, Vejas Gabriel.  War Land on the Eastern Front: Culture, National Identity and German Occupation in World War I.  Cambridge, 2000 (CH, Feb’01, 38-3538).

MacMillan, Margaret.  Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World1st U.S. ed.  Random House, 2001.

____.  The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914.  Random House, 2013 (CH, Feb’14, 51-3462).

Marble, Sanders.  British Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War: ‘The Infantry cannot do with a gun less.’  Ashgate, 2013.

Mayhew, Emily.  Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I.  Oxford, 2013.

McCartney, Helen B.  Citizen Soldiers: The Liverpool Territorials in the First World War.  Cambridge, 2005 (CH, Oct’06, 44-1153).

McMeekin, Sean.  The Berlin-Baghdad Express: The Ottoman Empire and Germany’s Bid for World Power.  Harvard, 2010 (CH, Jul’11, 48-6437).

____.  July 1914: Countdown to War.  Basic Books, 2013.

____.  The Russian Origins of the First World WarBelknap, Harvard, 2011.

Mombauer, Annika.  Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World WarCambridge, 2001 (CH, Feb’02, 39-3603).

Monger, David.  Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale.  Liverpool University Press, 2012.

Morrow, John H., Jr.  The Great War in the Air: Military Aviation from 1909 to 1921.  Pbk. reprint ed.  Alabama, 2009 (Orig. ed. CH, Nov’93, 31-1654).

Neiberg, Michael S.  Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War IHarvard, 2011.

____.  Fighting the Great War: A Global History.  Harvard, 2005 (CH, Jan’06, 43-2929).

____.  The Second Battle of the Marne.  Indiana, 2008.

The Origins of the First World War: Diplomatic and Military Documents, ed. and tr. by Annika Mombauer.  Manchester University Press, 2013.

The Origins of World War I, ed. by Richard F. Hamilton and Holger H. Herwig.  Cambridge, 2003 (CH, Dec’03, 41-2416).

Osborne, Eric W.  The Battle of Heligoland Bight.  Indiana, 2006.

Palazzo, Albert.  Seeking Victory on the Western Front: The British Army and Chemical Warfare in World War I.  Nebraska, 2000 (CH, Sep’00, 38-0534).

Panayi, Panikos.  Prisoners of Britain: German Civilian and Combat Internees during the First World War.  Manchester University Press, 2012.

Pennell, Catriona.  A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland.  Oxford, 2012 (CH, Jan’13, 50-2880).

Preston, Diana.  Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy.  Walker & Company, 2002 (CH, Dec’02, 40-2323).

Prior, Robin.  Gallipoli: The End of the Myth.  Yale, 2009.

Prior, Robin, and Trevor Wilson.  The Somme.  Yale, 2005.

Proctor, Tammy M.  Civilians in a World at War, 1914-1918.  New York University, 2010 (CH, May’11, 48-5240).

Remarque, Erich Maria.  All Quiet on the Western Front, tr. by A. W. Wheen.  G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1929.

Rudenno, Victor.  Gallipoli: Attack from the Sea.  Yale, 2008.

Rüger, Jan.  The Great Naval Game: Britain and Germany in the Age of Empire.  Cambridge, 2007 (CH, Jun’08, 45-5718).

Seligmann, Matthew S.  The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War against Germany.  Oxford, 2012.

____.  Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War.  Oxford, 2006.

Stephenson, Scott.  The Final Battle: Soldiers of the Western Front and the German Revolution of 1918.  Cambridge, 2009 (CH, Sep’10, 48-0500).

Stevenson, David.  With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918Belknap, Harvard, 2011 (CH, Apr’12, 49-4605).

Stibbe, Matthew.  German Anglophobia and the Great War, 1914-1918.  Cambridge, 2001 (CH, Feb’02, 39-3605).

Strachan, Hew.  The First World War.  Viking, 2004.

 ____.  The First World War: v.1: To Arms.  Oxford, 2001 (CH, Mar’02, 39-4207).

Torrey, Glenn E.  The Romanian Battlefront in World War I.  University Press of Kansas, 2011.

Townshend, Charles.  Desert Hell: The British Invasion of Mesopotamia.  Belknap, Harvard, 2011 (CH, Dec’11, 49-2254).

Tunstall, Graydon A.  Blood on the Snow: The Carpathian Winter War of 1915.  University Press of Kansas, 2010.

Verhey, Jeffrey.  The Spirit of 1914: Militarism, Myth and Mobilization in GermanyCambridge, 2000.

Vilensky, Joel A., with Pandy R. Sinish.  Dew of Death: The Story of Lewisite, America’s World War I Weapon of Mass Destruction.  Indiana, 2005 (CH, Jun’06, 43-5899).

Watson, Alexander.  Enduring the Great War: Combat, Morale and Collapse in the German and British Armies, 1914-1918.  Cambridge, 2008.

Watson, Janet S. K.  Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory, and the First World War in Britain.  Cambridge, 2004 (CH, Dec’04, 42-2428).

Watts, Martin.  The Jewish Legion and the First World War.  Palgrave, 2005 (CH, Jan’06, 43-2936).

Weber, Thomas.  Hitler’s First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World War.  Oxford, 2010.

Weindling, Paul Julian.  Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890-1945.  Oxford, 2000 (CH, Nov’00, 38-1785).

Welch, David.  Germany, Propaganda, and Total War, 1914-1918: The Sins of Omission.  Rutgers, 2000.

Wheeler, James Scott.  The Big Red One: America’s Legendary 1st Infantry Division from World War I to Desert Storm.  University Press of  Kansas, 2007.

Winegard, Timothy C.  Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World War.  Cambridge, 2012 (CH, Aug’12, 49-7108).

Zuckerman, Larry.  The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I.  New York University, 2004 (CH, Oct’04, 42-1183).


First World War Studies, 2010-present

Over the Front, 1985-present


The First World War (ten one-hour episodes) with Jonathan Lewis et al.  2003  (4 DVDs 2005)

Internet Sources

International Society for First World War Studies

Over the Front Society

Society for Military History

The Western Front Association

WWI & the Aftermath, by Robert M. Citino (lecture from June 2012)