The Literary Digest History of the World War, Vol. VIII (in ten volumes, illustrated): Compiled from Original and Contemporary Sources: American, ... and the Balkans August 1914 - October 1918 by Francis W. Halsey The Literary Digest History of the World War, Vol. VIII (in ten volumes, illustrated): Compiled from Original and Contemporary Sources: American, ... and the Balkans August 1914 - October 1918
by Francis W. Halsey


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Editorial Review
The quantity of journalism produced during World War I was unlike anything the then-budding mass media had ever seen. Correspondents at the front were dispatching voluminous reports on a daily basis, and though much of it was subject to censorship, it all eventually became available. It remains the most extraordinary firsthand look at the war that we have. Published immediately after the cessation of hostilities and compiled from those original journalistic sources-American, British, French, German, and others-this is an astonishing contemporary perspective on the Great War. This replica of the first 1919 edition includes all the original maps, photos, and illustrations, lending an even greater immediacy to readers a century later. Volume VIII covers the war against German ally Turkey and the war in the Balkans and Greece, from August 1914 to October 1918. American journalist and historian FRANCIS WHITING HALSEY (1851-1919) was literary editor of The New York Times from 1892 through 1896. He wrote and lectured extensively on history; his works include, as editor, the two-volume Great Epochs in American History Described by Famous Writers, From Columbus to Roosevelt (1912), and, as writer, the 10-volume Seeing Europe with Famous Authors (1914).

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  • Publisher: Cosimo Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1-61640-091-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61640-091-0
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  • Published on: January 01, 2010
  • Number of items: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 432 pages

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