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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Peter Dewey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture performed as a supplier of food to the nation. Use of previously neglected records provides much evidence on issues such...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War)

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. British Food Policy During the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Margaret Barnett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Because of the exceptionally high proportion of imports in Britain’s food supply and the determined efforts of the enemy to sever the supply lines, efficient management of food resources was an essential element in the British national war effort. This volume was the first comprehensive study of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. War Aims and Strategic Policy in the Great War 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    Edited by Barry Hunt, Adrian Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Recent research has largely destroyed the fallacy that most of the powers declared war in 1914 without any clear perception of why and to what ultimate end. War aims were the subject of frequent examination, although decisions to publicise the results depended on a number of factors affecting both...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Strategy and Supply (RLE The First World War)

    The Anglo-Russian Alliance 1914-1917

    By Keith Neilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Based on a wide range of primary sources, this book shows the way in which diplomacy, economics, finance and strategy became intertwined during the First World War. The author examines the diplomatic, economic, financial and military relations between Britain and Russia and argues that the key to...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The War Plans of the Great Powers (RLE The First World War)

    1880-1914

    Edited by Paul Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    The origins of the First World War remain one of the greatest twentieth century historical controversies. In this debate the role of military planning in particular and of militarism in general, are a key focus of attention. Did the military wrest control from the civilians? Were the leaders of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Great Britain and the War of 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Llewellyn Woodward

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume covers the essential facts about Britain’s role in the First World War, not only militarily but also from a domestic point of view: the political and economic organisation of Britain for war, the extension of state control, the problems set by shortages of shipping and food. The book...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Scaremongers (RLE The First World War)

    The Advocacy of War and Rearmament 1896-1914

    By A. J. A. Morris

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This revealing book illustrates how the passion for war was fostered and promoted. The author provides detailed evidence of how and why an image of Germany as a nation determined upon world hegemony was deliberately promoted by a group of British newspaper editors, proprietors and journalists. This...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Britain, America and the Sinews of War 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Kathleen Burk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Anglo-American relations were transformed during the First World War. Britain was already in long-term economic decline relative to the United States, but this decline was accelerated by the war, which was militarily a victory for Britain, but economically a catastrophe. This book sets out the...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. War and the State (RLE The First World War)

    The Transformation of British Government, 1914-1919

    Edited by Kathleen Burk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume gives students and researchers an insight into British central government in 1914, how and why it altered during the war years and what permanent changes remained when the war was over. The war saw the scope of governmental intervention widened in an unprecedented manner. The...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge