The Battles of the British Expeditionary Forces, 1914-1915: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies of Battles & Leaders #25) (Hardcover)

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In this valuable resource, over 1,000 annotated sources from Great Britain, France, and Germany offer a historiographical reference for study of the British army at the beginning and in the first battles of World War I. Unique to this bibliography is the comprehensive coverage of sources, resulting in a more complete picture of the circumstances of activities of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). Sources include coverage of the BEF's military role, as well as background information about domestic military considerations and Allied and enemy efforts. This volume will support researchers and students in their efforts to find out what the Expeditionary Force's contributions were in World War I, and for expanding their knowledge of the Great War and British military history.

In this valuable resource, over 1,000 annotated sources from Great Britain, France, and Germany offer a historiographical reference for study of the British army at the beginning and in the first battles of World War I. Unique to this bibliography is the comprehensive coverage of sources, and it results in a more complete picture of the circumstances of activities of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). Sources include coverage of the BEF's military role, as well as background information about domestic military considerations and Allied and enemy efforts. This volume will support researchers and students in their efforts to find out what the Expeditionary Force's contributions were in World War I, and for expanding their knowledge of the Great War and British military history.

The volume includes four chapters of historiographical essays discussings the interpretations and controversies that surround the performance and leadership of the BEF in 1914-1915. The essays direct readers to the major sources that support various ideas and indicate gaps in the historiography of the subject. Following the historiographical essays is an annotated bibliography of more than 1,000 sources that are relevant to the study of the BEF.

About the Author


Fred R. van Hartesveldt holds a PhD in history from Auburn University. He has published five other books, most recently The Boer War. He is the editor of the Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians, and in 2000 held a Georgia Governor's Teaching Fellowship. He is also Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Conference on British Studies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780313306259
ISBN-10: 0313306257
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: April 30th, 2005
Pages: 204
Language: English
Series: Bibliographies of Battles & Leaders