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List of World War I books is a bibliography using APA style citations of a selection of books on World War I.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Banks, Arthur (2001). A Military Atlas of the First World War. Barnsley: Leo Cooper reprinted by Pen & Sword. ISBN 978-0-85052-791-9
  • Collins, Ross F. (2007). World War I: Primary Documents on Events from 1914 to 1919. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-31332-082-8
  • Ellis, Robert, John, and Mike Cox. The World War I Databook: The Essential Facts and Figures for All the Combatants (2002)
  • Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed. 1922) comprises the 11th edition plus three new volumes 30-31-32 that cover events since 1911 with very thorough coverage of the war as well as every country and colony. partly online in ascii, with guide to article titles
  • Esposito, Vincent J. The West Point Atlas of American Wars: 1900-1918 (1997) despite the title covers entire war; online maps from this atlas
  • Herman, Gerald. The Pivotal Conflict: A Comprehensive Chronology of the First World War, 1914-1919 (1992) 824pp online
  • Higham, Robin and Dennis E. Showalter, eds. Researching World War I: A Handbook (2003), highly detailed historiography, stressing military themes; annotates over 1000 books
  • Hirschfeld, Gerhard, Gerd Krumeich and Irina Renz, eds. ( in cooperation with Markus Pöhlmann). Brill's Encyclopedia of the First World War. (2012) ISBN 9789004207394. 1105 pgs. (2 vol.) Features International scope: showcasing the work of recognized World War I experts from 15 countries google books link
  • Horne, John, ed. (2012). A Companion to World War I. West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-11996-870-2
  • March, Francis Andrew and Richard Joseph Beamish History of the World War: An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War (1919), popular contemporary history. [1]
  • Mombauer, Annika (2013). The Origins of the First World War: Diplomatic and Military Documents. Manchester and London: Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-71907-421-9
  • Paxson, Frederic Logan et al. War cyclopedia: a handbook for ready reference on the great war (1918) online edition
  • Pope, Stephen; Wheal, Elizabeth-Anne (1995). The Macmillan Dictionary of the First World War. ISBN 978-0-333-61822-6. OCLC 60238536.
  • Shevin-Coetzee, Marilyn (2010). World War I: A History in Documents. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19973-152-7
  • Tucker, Spencer, ed. The Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History (5 vol 2005), online at eBook.com, the most detailed reference source; articles by specialists cover all aspects of the war
  • Tucker, Spencer, ed. European Powers in the First World War: An Encyclopedia (1999)
  • Winter, Jay, ed. (2014). The Cambridge History of the First World War (3 vol. Cambridge University Press, 2014) online review

OverviewsEdit

  • Beckett, Ian F. W. (2007). The Great War: 1914-1918. New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-40581-252-8 A thematic and comprehensive history which provides a complete picture of the war.
  • Carver, Field Marshal Lord. War Lords. (1976) Includes brief bios of Hamilton, Foch, Haig, Falkenhayn
  • Clare, John D., First World War (1994)
  • Cruttwell, C. R. M. F. A History of the Great War, 1914-1918 (1934), general military history online free
  • Evans, David. Teach yourself— the First World War. (Hodder Arnold, 2004)
  • Falls, Cyril. The Great War (1960), general military history
  • Gilbert, Martin (2004). The First World War: A Complete History. New York: Holt Paperbacks. ISBN 978-0-80507-617-2
  • Halpern, Paul G. A Naval History of World War I (1995)
  • Hammerton, Sir John Alexander (1914–1919). Great War:The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict (13 volumes). London: The Amalgamated Press.
  • Hammerton, Sir John Alexander (1933). A Popular History of the Great War (6 volumes). London: The Amalgamated Press.
  • Hart, Peter (2013). The Great War: A Combat History of the First World War. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19997-627-0
  • Herwig, Holger H. (2009). The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary 1914-1918. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 978-0340573488
  • Herwig, Holger H. and Neil Heyman. Biographical Dictionary of World War I (1982), scholarly sketches of the main military and political leaders of every country.
  • Hochschild, Adam (2012). To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918. Boston and New York: Mariner Books. ISBN 978-0-54775-031-6
  • Howard, Michael. The First World War: A Very Short Introduction (2007), by a leading historian excerpt and text search
  • Hubatsch, Walther. Germany and the Central Powers in the World War, 1914-1918 (1963)
  • Keegan, John (2001). The First World War; An Illustrated History. London: Hutchinson. ISBN 978-0-09-179392-0.
  • Keegan, John (2000). The First World War. New York: Vintage. ISBN 978-0-37570-045-3
  • Liddell-Hart, Basil H. (1970). History of the First World War (3rd (1973) ed.). Trowbridge: Redwood Burn Ltd.
  • Liddell-Hart, Basil H. (2012). World War I in Outline. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing. ISBN 978-1-59416-161-2
  • Morrow Jr., John H.. The Great War: An Imperial History (2003), covers British Empire excerpt and text search
  • Meyer, Gerald J (2006). A World Undone: The Story of the Great War 1914 to 1918. Random House. ISBN 978-0-553-80354-9.
  • Neiberg, Michael S. (2005). Fighting the Great War: A Global History. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01696-5. OCLC 56592292.
  • Philpott, William (2014). War of Attrition: Fighting the First World War. New York: Overlook Press. ISBN 978-1-46830-268-4
  • Robbins, Keith. The First World War (1993), very short overview
  • Simkins, Peter, Geoffrey Jukes, and Michael Hickey (2003). The First World War: The War to End All Wars. Foreword by Hew Strachan. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84176-738-3
  • Stevenson, David. Cataclysm: The First World War As Political Tragedy (2004) major reinterpretation, 560pp
  • Stokesbury, James. A Short History of World War I (1981)
  • Storey, William K. (2010). First World War: A Concise Global History. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 978-0-74254-146-7
  • Strachan, Hew. The First World War: Volume I: To Arms (2004): a major scholarly synthesis. Thorough coverage of 1914-16; 1245pp
  • Strachan, Hew. The First World War (2004): a 385pp overview
  • Strohn, Matthias, ed. (2013). World War I Companion. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78200-188-1
  • Tucker, Spencer C. (1998). Great War, 1914–18. London: UCL Press. ISBN 978-1-85728-391-4
  • Winter, J. M. The Experience of World War I (2nd ed 2005), topical essays;

Primary sources and year booksEdit

Official historiesEdit

Most countries published multivolume official histories.

Causes and diplomacyEdit

  • Albertini, Luigi. The Origins of the War of 1914. New updated edition with an introduction by Samuel R. Williamson. 3-vol. paperback set (New York: Enigma Books, 2005) ISBN 1-929631-26-X
  • Aksakal, Mustafa. "The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War." (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010). ISBN 0521175259
  • Barnes, Harry Elmer. The Genesis Of The World War (1927), revisionist; argues Germany was not guilty
  • Chakraborty, Kaushik. Relocating the Origins of the First World War: Imperialism, Finance, Capital, Socialism, Nationalism, Power Rivalry, War Aims and War Guilt or Kriegeschuldfrage (1870-1914) (2008)
  • Clark, Christopher (2014). The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914. New York: Harper Books. ISBN 978-0-06114-666-4
  • Evans, R. J. W. and Hartmut Pogge Von Strandman, eds. The Coming of the First World War (1990), essays by scholars from both sides
  • Fay, Sidney. The Origins Of The World War (2nd ed 1930) vol 1 online; vol1 and 2 online
  • Fischer, Fritz; Jackson, Marian (1975). War of Illusions: German Policies From 1911 to 1914. New York: Norton. OCLC 221830012. (original German title "Krieg der Illusionen die deutsche Politik von 1911 - 1914")
  • Fischer, Fritz (1967). Germany's Aims in the First World War. New York: Norton. OCLC 1558559. (original German title "Griff nach der Weltmacht: Die Kriegzielpolitik des kaiserlichen Deutschland 1914/18")
  • Fromkin, D. Europe's Last Summer. Who started the Great War in 1914? (2004), popular
  • Gilpin, Robert. War and Change in World Politics (1981)
  • Gooch, G.P. History of modern Europe, 1878-1919 (2nd ed. 1956) pp 386–413. online, diplomatic history
  • Gooch, G.P. Before the war: studies in diplomacy (2 vol 1936, 1938) online long scholarly chapters on Britain's Landsdowne; France's Théophile Delcassé; Germany's Bernhard von Bülow pp 187–284; Russia's Alexander Izvolsky 285-365; and Austria' Aehrenthal pp 366–438. vol 2: Grey, 1-133; Poincaré, 135-200; Bethmann Hollweg, 281-85; Sazonoff, 287-369; Berchtold, 371-447. vol 2 online
  • Hamilton, Richard F. and Holger H. Herwig, eds. Decisions for War, 1914-1917 (2004), scholarly essays on Serbia, Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia, France, Britain, Japan, Ottoman Empire, Italy, the United States, Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece.
  • Herrmann, David G (1996). The Arming of Europe and the Making of the First World War. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-03374-7. OCLC 32509928.
  • Henig, Ruth B. (1993). Origins of the First World War. Florence, KY: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-41510-233-9
  • Hewitson, Mark (2004). Germany and the Causes of the First World War. Oxford: Berg Publishers. ISBN 978-1-85973-865-8
  • Horne, John, ed. A Companion to World War I (2012) 38 topics essays by scholars
  • Joll, James, The Origins of the First World War (1984)
  • Kennan, George (1984). The Fateful Alliance: France, Russia, and the Coming of the First World War. New York: Pantheon Books. ISBN 978-0-39453-494-7
  • Kennedy, Paul M., ed. The War Plans of the Great Powers, 1880-1914. (1979)
  • Kennedy, Paul M. The Rise of the Anglo-German Antagonism, 1860-1914 (1981)
  • Knutsen, Torbjørn L. The Rise and Fall of World Orders Manchester University Press, 1999
  • Lee, Dwight E. ed. The Outbreak of the First World War: Who Was Responsible? (1958), readings from multiple points of view
  • McCullough, Edward E. How The First World War Began (1999)
  • McMeekin, Sean (2011). Russian Origins of the First World War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-67406-210-8
  • Mombauer, Annika (2013). The Origins of the First World War: Diplomatic and Military Documents. Manchester and London: Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-71907-421-9
  • Mulligan, William (2010). The Origins of the First World War. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-52171-394-8
  • Neilson, Francis. How Diplomats Make War (1916)
  • Ponting, Clive. Thirteen Days: Diplomacy and Disaster - The Countdown to the Great War (2002)
  • Radojević, Mira (2015). "Jovan M. Jovanović on the outbreak of the First World War". The Serbs and the First World War 1914-1918. Belgrade: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. pp. 187–204.
  • Remak, Joachim (1995). The Origins of World War I, 1871-1914. San Diego: Harcourt Brace. ISBN 978-0-15501-438-1
  • Ross, Stewart, Causes and Consequences of the First World War (2003)
  • Spender, J.A. Fifty years of Europe: a study in pre-war documents (1933) covers 1871 to 1914, 438pp
  • Stevenson, David, The First World War and International Politics (2005)
  • Taylor, A.J.P. The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848–1918 (1954) online free
  • Tuchman, Barbara. The Guns of August (1962) a best seller
  • Vyvyan, J. M. K. "The Approach of the War of 1914." in C. L. Mowat, ed. The New Cambridge Modern History: Vol. XII: The Shifting Balance of World Forces 1898-1945 (2nd ed. 1968) online pp 140–70.
  • Zametica, John. Folly and Malice: The Habsburg Empire, the Balkans and the Start of World War One (2017) excerpt

Allied ForcesEdit

BritainEdit

  • French, David. British Strategy and War Aims 1914-1916 (Routledge, 2014) ISBN 0415749905
  • Holmes, Richard. Tommy: the British soldier on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (Marshall Pickering, 2004) ISBN 0007137524
  • Messenger, Charles. Call To Arms: The British Army 1914-1918 (2005) ISBN 0-297-84695-7
  • Pegler, Martin. British Tommy 1914-18 (1996) ISBN 1855325411
  • Sheffield, Gary D. Leadership in the Trenches: Officer-Man Relations, Morale, and Discipline in the British Army in the Era of the First World War (St. Martin's Press, 2000) ISBN 0312226403
  • Watson, Alexander. Enduring the Great War: Combat, morale and collapse in the German and British armies, 1914–1918 (Cambridge University Press, 2008) ISBN 9780521123082

Australia and New ZealandEdit

  • Bean, C. E. W. Official History Of Australia In The War of 1914-18: Vol 1: The Story Of Anzac: From The Outbreak of War to The End Of The First Phase Of The Gallipoli Campaign May 4, 1915 (1921)
  • Coulthard-Clark, Christopher D (2001). The Encyclopaedia of Australia's Battles. Crows Nest, New South Wales: Allen & Unwin. pp. 320pp. ISBN 978-1-86508-634-7. OCLC 48793439.
  • Davison, Graeme, John Hirst, and Stuart Macintyre, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian History (2001) ISBN 019551503X Online at OUP
  • Grey, Jeffrey. A military history of Australia (Cambridge University Press, 1st ed: 1999; 3rd ed: 2008 ISBN 9780521875233)
  • Pugsley, Christopher. The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War (2004) ISBN 9780947506001

CanadaEdit

  • Berton, Pierre. Marching As To War, Canada's Turbulent Years 1899-1953 (2001), ch 2; Popular narrative
  • Cook, Tim. "Quill and Canon: Writing the Great War in Canada," American Review of Canadian Studies, Vol. 35, 2005 online edition
  • Dickson, Paul Douglas. A Thoroughly Canadian General: A Biography of General H.D.G. Crerar (2007) excerpt and text search
  • Granatstein, Jack, and J.M. Hitsman, Broken Promises: A History of Conscription in Canada (1977)
  • Hunter, Mark C. To Employ and Uplift Them: The Newfoundland Naval Reserve, 1899-1926 (2009)
  • Milner, Marc. Canadian Military History. Toronto: Copp Clark Putnam, 1993. Includes problems of Canadian recruiting and the 1917 draft crisis (with its problems over Quebec)
  • Morton, Desmond, and J. L. Granatstein Marching to Armageddon: Canadians and the Great War 1914-1919 (1989)
  • Nicholson, G.W.L. (1962). Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914–1919 (PDF). Ottawa: Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationary. OCLC 557523890. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  • Vance, Jonathan F. Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War (1997), cultural history; online edition
  • Wade, Mason. The French Canadians, 1760-1945 (1955), ch 12

Africa, South AfricaEdit

  • Buchan, John (1992). The history of the South African forces in France (Litho reprint of 1920 ed.). London: Imperial War Museum & Battery Press. ISBN 978-0-901627-89-6.
  • Digby, Peter. K. (1993). Pyramids and Poppies: The 1st SA Infantry Brigade in Libya, France and Flanders: 1915-1919. Rivonia: Ashanti. ISBN 978-1-874800-53-8.
  • Farwell, Byron (1989). The Great War in Africa, 1914–1918. W.W. Norton. ISBN 978-0-393-30564-7.
  • Miller, Charles. Battle for the Bundu: the First World War in East Africa. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1974. ISBN 0-02-584930-1

IndiaEdit

FranceEdit

  • Adamthwaite, Anthony. Grandeur And Misery: France's Bid for Power in Europe, 1914-1940 (1995) pp 1–39
  • Bonzon, Thierry. "Consumption and Total Warfare in Paris (1914–1918)." in F. Trentmann and F. Just, eds. Food and Conflict in Europe in the Age of the Two World Wars (2006) pp. 49–64. online
  • Bruce, Robert Bowman. A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War (UP of Kansas, 2003).
  • Cabanes Bruno. August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever (2016) argues that the very first month of fighting transformed the French mind.
  • Clayton, Anthony. Paths of Glory: the French Army 1914-18 (London: Cassell, 2003)
  • Dutton, David. The Politics of Diplomacy: Britain, France and the Balkans in the First World War (1998).
  • Fogarty, Richard S. Race and war in France: Colonial subjects in the French army, 1914–1918 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)
  • Fridenson, Patrick. The French home front, 1914-1918 (Berg, 1992).
  • Greenhalgh, Elizabeth. Victory through Coalition: Britain and France during the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 304pp
  • Keiger, John. France and the Origins of the First World War (1985) online
  • Smith, Leonard V. Between Mutiny and Obedience: the Case of the French Fifth Infantry Division during World War I (Princeton University Press, 1994)
  • Smith, Leonard V. The Embattled Self: French Soldiers' Testimony of the Great War (2014) Excerpt and text search
  • Smith, Leonard V. et al. France and the Great War (2003) 222pp; excerpt and text search
  • Stovall, Tyler. "The Consumers' War: Paris, 1914-1918." French Historical Studies 31.2 (2008): 293-325.
  • Stovall, Tyler. Paris and the spirit of 1919: consumer struggles, transnationalism and revolution (2012).
  • Sumner, Ian. The French Army 1914-18 (1995) excerpt and text search
  • Sumner, Ian. They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918 (2012)
  • Winter, Jay, and Jean-Louis Robert. Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914-1919 (2 vol Cambridge UP, 1997, 2007). online review

HistoriographyEdit

  • Cox Gary. "France" in Robin Higham and Dennis E. Showalter, eds. Researching World War I: A Handbook (2003) pp 51–78.
  • Hanna, Martha, and John Horne. "France and the Great War on Its Centenary." French Historical Studies 39.2 (2016): 233-259.
  • Nester, Cody. "France and the Great War: Belligerent Warmonger or Failed Peacekeeper? A Literature Review." History 12 (2015): 2.
  • Smith, Leonard V. "The 'Culture de guerre'and French Historiography of the Great War of 1914–1918." History Compass 5.6 (2007): 1967-1979.

ItalyEdit

  • Ferrari, Paolo. "The Memory And Historiography Of The First World War In Italy" Comillas Journal of International Relations (2015) #2 pp 117–126 [ISSN 2386-5776] DOI: cir.i02.y2015.009 online
  • Gibelli, Antonio. La Grande Guerra degli italiani, 1915-1918, Milano, Sansoni (1998)
  • Gooch, John. The Italian army and the first world war (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
  • Lowe, C.J. "Britain and Italian Intervention 1914-1915." Historical Journal (1969) 12#3 533-548.
  • Page, Thomas N. Italy and the World War, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons Full Text Available Online (1920)
  • Pergher, Roberta. "An Italian War? War and Nation in the Italian Historiography of the First World War" Journal of Modern History (Dec 2018) 90#4
  • Renzi, William A. In the Shadow of the Sword: Italy's Neutrality and Entrance Into the Great War, 1914-1915 (1987).
  • Thompson, Mark. The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919 excerpt and text search (2009)

JapanEdit

  • Best, Antony, and Oliviero Frattolillo, eds. Japan and the Great War. (Palgrave, 2015). online
  • Dickinson, Frederick R. War and National Reinvention: Japan in the Great War, 1914-1919 (Harvard Univ Asia Center, 1999).
  • Duus, Peter, ed. The Cambridge history of Japan: The twentieth century (Cambridge University Press, 1989).
  • Saxon, Timothy D. "Anglo-Japanese Naval Cooperation, 1914–1918." Naval War College Review, 53#1 (2000): 62–92.
  • Strachan, Hew. The First World War: Volume I: To Arms (Oxford University Press, 2003) 455-94.

RussiaEdit

  • Acton, Edward, V. et al. eds. Critical companion to the Russian Revolution, 1914-1921 (Indiana UP, 1997).
  • Boterbloem, Kees. "Chto delat'?: World War I in Russian Historiography after Communism." Journal of Slavic Military Studies 25.3 (2012): 393-408.
  • Cornish, Nik; Karachtchouk, Andrei (ill.) (2001). The Russian Army 1914-18. Men-at-Arms. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. p. 48. ISBN 978-1-84176-303-3. OCLC 248331622.
  • Lincoln, W. Bruce. Passage Through Armageddon: The Russians in War and Revolution, 1914-1918 (1986)
  • Smele, Jonathan. The 'Russian' Civil Wars, 1916-1926: Ten Years That Shook the World (Oxford UP, 2016).
  • Smele, Jonathan D. Historical Dictionary of the Russian Civil Wars, 1916-1926 (2 Vol. Rowman & Littlefield, 2015).
  • Stone, David R (2015). The Russian Army in the Great War: The Eastern Front, 1914-1917. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-2095-1.

United StatesEdit

Germany and the Central PowersEdit

German armyEdit

Austria-HungaryEdit

  • Deak, John. "The Great War and the Forgotten Realm: The Habsburg Monarchy and the First World War,” Journal of Modern History 86#2 (2014): 336–80. online, historiography
  • Herwig, Holger H (1996). The First World War: Germany and Austria–Hungary 1914–1918. London: Arnold. ISBN 978-0-340-57348-8. OCLC 60154404.
  • Hubatsch, Walther; Backus, Oswald P (1963). Germany and the Central Powers in the World War, 1914–1918. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas. OCLC 250441891.
  • Jung, Peter. The Austro-Hungarian Forces in World War I 2 vol 2003) Excerpt
  • Rauchensteiner, Manfried (2014). The First World War and the End of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1914-1918. Wien/Köln/Weimar: Böhlau Verlag. ISBN 978-3-205-79588-9.
  • Schindler, J. "Steamrollered in Galicia: The Austro-Hungarian Army and the Brusilov Offensive, 1916." War in History 10#1 (2003) pp 27–59 doi=10.1191/0968344503wh260oa
  • Sked, Alan. "Austria-Hungary and the First World War." Histoire Politique 1 (2014): 16-49. online free historiography
  • Watson, Alexander. Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918 (2014), excerpt
  • Zametica, John. Folly and malice: the Habsburg empire, the Balkans and the start of World War One (London: Shepheard–Walwyn, 2017). 416pp.

Ottoman EmpireEdit

  • Akın, Yiğit. When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire. (Stanford UP, 2018).
  • Aksakal, Mustafa. "'Holy War Made in Germany'? Ottoman Origins of the 1914 Jihad." War in History 18.2 (2011): 184-199.
  • Aksakal, Mustafa (2008). The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War. ISBN 9781139474498.
  • Bozarslan, Hamit. "The Ottoman Empire." in John Horne. ed. A Companion to World War I (2010): 494-507.
  • Gingeras, Ryan. Fall of the Sultanate: The Great War and the End of the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1922 (Oxford UP, 2016).
  • Kayalı, Hasan. "The Ottoman Experience of World War I: Historiographical Problems and Trends," Journal of Modern History (2017) 89#4: 875-907. https://doi.org/10.1086/694391.
  • Macfie, A. L. The End of the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1923 (1998).
  • Penix, Matthew David. "The Ottoman Empire in the first world war: A rational disaster" ( MA thesis Eastern Michigan U. 2013)). online, bibliography pp 58–66
  • Reynolds, Michael. Shattering Empires: the Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1908-1918 (Cambridge UP, 2011).
  • Trumpener, Ulrich. "Turkey's Entry into World War I: An Assessment of Responsibilities". Journal of Modern History (1962) 34#4: 369–80. doi:10.1086/239180. online

HomefrontsEdit

  • Akın, Yiğit. When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire (Stanford University Press, 2018)
  • Darrow, Margaret H., French Women and the First World War (Berg, 2000) ISBN 1859733611
  • Grayzel, Susan, Women and the First World War (2002), worldwide coverage
  • Higham, Robin and Dennis E. Showalter, eds., Researching World War I: A Handbook (2003), 475pp; highly detailed historiography, stressing military themes; annotates over 1000 books—mostly military but many on the homefront; online edition ISBN 031328850X
  • Horne, John N., ed. A Companion to World War I (2010), 38 essays by leading scholars covering all facets of the war excerpt and text search ISBN 9781405123860 OCLC 458582914
  • Horne, John N., State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War (1997, reissued in 2002) ISBN 0521522668 OCLC 166254060
  • Kennedy, David M.,Over Here: The First World War and American Society (1980, reissued in 2004) ISBN 0195027299
  • Lutz, Ralph Haswell, ed. Fall of the German Empire, 1914–1918 (2 vol 1932). 868pp online review, primary sources
  • Proctor, Tammy M., Civilians in a World at War, 1914-1918 (2010) 410pp; global coverage excerpt and text search ISBN 9780814767153
  • Rietzler, Katharina. "The war as history: Writing the economic and social history of the First World War." Diplomatic History 38.4 (2014): 826-839.
  • Stevenson, David, Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy (2005) 625pp; excerpt and text search ISBN 0465081843
  • Stevenson, David, With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 (2011) excerpt and text search covers both the homefront and the battlefields for the major powers ISBN 9780674062269
  • Strachan, Hew, The First World War (vol 1, 2005) 1225pp; covers the battlefields and chief home fronts in 1914-1917 excerpt and text search ISBN 0670032956
  • Swift, David. "The War Emergency: Workers' National Committee." History Workshop Journal 81 (2016): 84-105. [2]
  • Swift, David. For Class and Country: the Patriotic Left and the First World War (2017)
  • Tucker, Spencer, ed. European Powers in the First World War: An Encyclopedia (1999) excerpt and text search ISBN 0815303998
  • Tucker, Spencer, ed. The Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History (5 vol 2005); the most detailed reference source; articles by specialists cover all aspects of the war ISBN 1851094253
    • Tucker, Spencer C., ed. World War I: A Student Encyclopedia. 4 vol. ABC-CLIO, 2006. 2454 pp.
  • Wilson, Trevor, The Myriad Faces of War: Britain and the Great War 1914-1918 (1989) excerpt and text search
  • Winter, J. M., The Experience of World War I (2006) excerpt and text search
  • Winter, Jay, and Jean-Louis Robert, eds. Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914-1919 (2 vol. 1999, 2007), 30 chapters 1200pp; comprehensive coverage by scholars vol 1 excerpt; vol 2 excerpt and text search ISBN 0521571715

EconomicsEdit

  • Bogart, E.L. Direct and Indirect Costs of the Great World War (2nd ed. 1920); comprehensive coverage of every major country; online free
  • Broadberry, Stephen, and Mark Harrison, eds. The Economics of World War I (2005) ISBN 0-521-85212-9. Covers France, Britain, USA, Russia, Italy, Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and the Netherlands, 362pp; excerpt and text search
  • Ferguson, Niall The Pity of War (1999), cultural and economic themes
  • Fisk, Harvey E., The Inter-Ally Debts: An Analysis of War and Post-War Public Finance, 1914-1923 (1924) online
  • Grayzel, Susan, Women and the First World War (2002), worldwide coverage
  • Hardach, Gerd, The First World War 1914-1918 (1977), economic history of major powers
  • Howard, N. P. "The Social and Political Consequences of the Allied Food Blockade of Germany, 1918-19," German History, April 1993, Vol. 11 Issue 2, pp 161–188
  • Menderhausen, Horst, The Economics of War (1940, 1943)
  • Osborne, Eric, Britain's Economic Blockade of Germany, 1914-1919 (2004)
  • Stevenson, David, With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 (2011) excerpt and text search, pp 350–438, covers major countries
  • Strachan, Hew, Financing the First World War (2004) ISBN 0199257272, a full study of how the War was paid for
  • Stubbs, Kevin D., Race to the Front: The Materiel Foundations of Coalition Strategy in the Great War (2002) ISBN 0275972992
  • Shotwell, James T., Economic and Social History of the World War (1924)
  • Thorp, William Long, Business Annals: United States, England, France, Germany, Austria, Russia, Sweden Netherlands, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Australia, India, Japan, China (1926) capsule summary of conditions in each country for each quarter-year 1790-1925
  • Winter, J. M. The Experience of World War I (2nd ed 2005)

Battles and CampaignsEdit

Western FrontEdit

Specialty military topicsEdit

Infantry and artilleryEdit

  • Ashworth, Tony. Trench Warfare, 1914-1918: the live and let live system (Pan Macmillan, 2000)
  • Bidwell, Shelford and Graham, Dominick. Firepower: British Army Weapons and Theories of War, 1904-1945 (1992)
  • Engen, Rob. "Steel Against Fire: The Bayonet in the First World War." Journal of Military and Strategic Studies (2006) 8#3 Online[permanent dead link]
  • Griffith, P (1996). Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British Army's Art of Attack 1916–1918. London: Yale. ISBN 978-0-30006-663-0.
  • Gudmundsson, Bruce I. Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918 (1989)
  • Love, Albert G. War Casualties (1931) online statistics and how compiled for U.S. Army
  • Lewis-Stempel, John. "Six Weeks: The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War" (2010) (ISBN 978-0-297-86006-8)
  • Messenger, Charles. Call To Arms: The British Army 1914-1918 (2005) (ISBN 0-297-84695-7), recruitment, training, supplying of officers & men
  • Sheffield, G. D. Leadership in the Trenches: Officer-Man Relations, Morale and Discipline in the British Army in the Era of the First World War (2000)
  • Smith, Leonard V. Between Mutiny and Obedience. The Case of the French Fifth Infantry Division during World War I (1994)
  • Snyder, Jack L (1984). Ideology of the Offensive. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-1657-6.
  • Weber, Thomas. Hitler's First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World War (2010)

LogisticsEdit

  • van Creveld, Martin. "World War I and the revolution in logistics." in y Roger Chickering and Stig Förster, eds. Great War, total war: combat and mobilization on the Western Front 1918 (2006): 57-72.
  • Heywood, Anthony. "Spark of Revolution? Railway Disorganisation, Freight Traffic and Tsarist Russia's War Effort, July 1914–March 1917." Europe-Asia Studies 65.4 (2013): 753-772.
  • Lloyd-Jones, Roger, and Myrddin John Lewis. Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920 (Routledge, 2016).
  • Pratt, Edwin A. The rise of rail-power in war and conquest, 1833-1914 (1915) online
  • Stevenson, David. "War by timetable? The railway race before 1914." Past & present 162 (1999): 163-94 online
  • Tynan, Jane. British Army Uniform and the First World War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Intelligence, espionageEdit

  • Andrew, Christopher. For the President's Eyes Only: Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush (1996) pp 30–70.
  • Barton, George. Celebrated Spies and Famous Mysteries of the Great War (1929) online
  • Beesly, Patrick. Room 40 London: Hamish Hamilton, 1982. Covers the breaking of German codes by RN intelligence, Zimmermann telegram, and confusion at Jutland
  • Boghardt, Thomas. Spies of the Kaiser: German Covert Operations in Great Britain during the First World War Era (2004).
  • Boghardt, Thomas. The Zimmermann telegram: intelligence, diplomacy, and America's entry into World War I (2012).
  • Dockrill, Michael. and David French, eds. Strategy and Intelligence: British Policy During the First World War (1996).
  • Debruyne, Emmanuel. "Espionage" In: Ute Daniel, et al. eds. 1914-1918-online: International Encyclopedia of the First World War online 22 page scholarly history full text
  • Finnegan, Terrance. "The Origins of Modern Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance: Military Intelligence at the Front, 1914–18," Studies in Intelligence 53#4 (2009) pp. 25–40.
  • Foley, Robert T. "Easy Target or Invincible Enemy? German Intelligence Assessments of France Before the Great War." Journal of Intelligence History 5#2 (2005): 1-24.
  • Khan, David. The Codebreakers (1996). Covers the breaking of Russian codes
  • Kahn, David. "Codebreaking in World Wars I and II: The Major Successes and Failures, Their Causes and Their Effects", Historical Journal 23#3 (1980) pp. 617–39.
  • Khan, David. The Reader of Gentlemen's Mail: Herbert O. Yardley and the Birth of American Codebreaking (2004)
  • Larsen, Daniel. "Intelligence in the First World War: The state of the field." Intelligence and National Security 29.2 (2014): 282-302, comprehensive overview
  • Larsen, Daniel. "British codebreaking and American diplomatic telegrams, 1914–1915." Intelligence and National Security 32.2 (2017): 256-263. The British read the American secrets from late 1915 online
  • May, Ernest R. ed. Knowing One's Enemy: Intelligence Assessment Before the two World Wars (1984)
  • Parr, Edward. "Kingdoms Fall: The Laxenburg Message" (2013). Fact-based fictional account of Secret Intelligence Service agents during World War I, including Suvla Bay landing, Salonika landing, Battle of Verdun. First of a trilogy.
  • Pöhlmann, Markus. "German Intelligence at War, 1914–1918." Journal of Intelligence History 5.2 (2005): 25-54.
  • Porch, Douglas. The French Secret Services: A History of French Intelligence from the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War (2003). excerpt; also online review, pp 49–114.
  • Seligmann, Matthew (2006). Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19926-150-5
  • Trumpener, Ulrich. "War Premeditated? German Intelligence Operations in July 1914," Central European History 9#1 (1976): 58-85
  • Tuchman, Barbara W. The Zimmermann Telegram (1966)
  • Witcover, Jules. Sabotage at Black Tom: Imperial Germany's Secret War in America, 1914-1917 (1989)

MedicineEdit

  • Alberti, Samuel JMM. "The 'Regiment of Skeletons': A First World War Medical Collection." Social History of Medicine (2014) doi: 10.1093/shm/hku038 online
  • Carden-Coyne, Ana. The Politics of Wounds: Military Patients and Medical Power in the First World War (Oxford University Press, 2014), from the patients' perspective
  • Grant, Susan-Mary. "On the Field of Mercy: Women Medical Volunteers from the Civil War to the First World War." American Nineteenth Century History (2012) 13#2 pp: 276-278. on USA
  • Haller, Jr., John S. "Treatment of infected wounds during the Great War, 1914 to 1918." Southern medical journal (1992) 85#3 pp: 303-315.
  • Harrison, Mark. The medical war: British military medicine in the First World War (Oxford University Press, 2010)
  • Jones, Edgar, and Simon Wessely. Shell shock to PTSD: Military psychiatry from 1900 to the Gulf War (Psychology Press, 2005)
  • Jones, Edgar. "Terror weapons: the British experience of gas and its treatment in the first world war." War in History (2014) 21#3 pp: 355-375.
  • Kaufmann, Doris. "Science as cultural practice: psychiatry in the First World War and Weimar Germany." Journal of Contemporary History (1999): 125-144. in JSTOR
  • Leneman, Leah. "Medical women at war, 1914–1918." Medical history (1994) 38#2 pp: 160-177. online on Britain
  • Loughran, Tracey. "Shell shock, trauma, and the First World War: the making of a diagnosis and its histories." Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (2012) 67#1 pp: 94-119.
  • Mitchell, Thomas John, and G. M. Smith. Medical services, casualties and medical statistics of the great war (London: HM Stationery Office, 1931)
  • Phillips, Howard. "The re-appearing shadow of 1918: trends in the historiography of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic." Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine (2010) 21#1: 121-134.
  • Yanıkdağ, Yücel. Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914–1939 (2013)

WeaponsEdit

Air WarEdit

  • Angelucci, Enzo, Matricardi, Paolo. World Aircraft: Origins-World War I (1979). ISBN 0-528-88165-5.
  • Bennett, Leon. Three Wings for the Red Baron: Von Richthofen, Strategy, Tactics, and Airplanes (2001). ISBN 1-57249-213-9. 248 pgs.
  • Bickers, Richard Townshend. The First Great Air War (1989). ISBN 0-340-50824-8. 277 pgs.
  • Boelcke,Oswald, An Aviators Field Book,1914-1916 (1991) ISBN 978-0-89839-163-3 pgs.
  • Chajkowsky, William E., Royal Flying Corps, Bordon to Texas to Beamsville (1979) Boston Mills Press, ISBN 0-919822-23-1.
  • Bowyer, Chaz. Royal Flying Corps Communiques: 1917-1918 (1998). ISBN 1-898697-79-5. 258 pgs.
  • Chickering, Roger, et al. eds. Great War, Total War : Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (Publications of the German Historical Institute) (2000). ISBN 0-521-77352-0. 584 pgs.
  • Clark, Alan. Aces high: The war in the air over the Western Front 1914-18 (1973). ISBN 0-297-99464-6. 191 pgs.
  • Cooke, James J.. The U.S. Air Service In the Great War: 1917-1919 (1996). ISBN 0-275-94862-5. 272 pgs.
  • Cormack, Andrew, Peter Cormack. British Air Forces (1) : 1914-1918 (Men-At-Arms Series, 341) (2000). Osprey Publishing (UK). ISBN 1-84176-001-3. 48 pgs.
  • Cowin, Hugh W. Allied Aviation of World War I: A Pictoral History of Allied Aviators and Aircraft of the Great War (2000). Osprey Aviation. ISBN 1-84176-226-1. 112 pgs.
  • Cowin, Hugh W. German and Austrian Aviation of World War I: A Pictorial Chronicle of the Airmen and Aircraft That Forged German Airpower (2000). Osprey Pub Co. ISBN 1-84176-069-2. 96 pgs.
  • Cross, Wilbur (1991). Zeppelins of World War I. ISBN 978-1-55778-382-0.
  • Cuneo, John R. Winged Mars (2 Volumes) (1942). The Military Service Publishing Company. 338 pgs. [3]
  • Diggens, Barry. September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the German World War One Ace Werner Voss (2003). Grub Street. ISBN 1-904010-47-4. 192 pgs.
  • Dodds, Ronald. The Brave Young Wings (1980). Canada's Wings, Inc., Stittsville, Ontario, Canada. ISBN 0-920002-08-0. 302 pgs.
  • Editors, Time Life, Ezra Bowen. Knights of the Air (Epic of Flight) (1980). Warner Books Inc. ISBN 0-8094-3252-8. 192 pgs.
  • Frandsen, Bert. Hat in the Ring: The Birth of American Air Power in the Great War (2003). Smithsonian Books. ISBN 1-58834-150-X. 320 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman L. R., Frank W. Bailey, and Russell Guest. Above the Lines: The Aces and Fighter Units of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps 1914-1918 (1994). Grub Street ISBN 0-948817-73-9. 259 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman L. R., Guest, Russell, and Alegi, Gregory. Above the War Fronts: The British Two-Seater Bomber Pilot and Observer Aces, the British Two-Seater Fighter Observer Aces, and the Belgian, Italian, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Fighter Aces 1914-1918 (1997). Grub Street (ISBN 1898697566). 218 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman L.R., Bailey, Frank W. Over the Front: A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the United States and French Air Services, 1914-1918 (1992). Casemate Pub (ISBN 0948817542)
  • Franks, Norman L.R., Guest, Russell, Bailey, Frank W. Bloody April...Black September (1995). Grub Street (ISBN 1898697086). 314 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman, Bailey, Frank, Bailey, Frank W. The Storks: The Story of the Les Cigognes, France's Elite Fighter Group of Wwi (1998). Grub Street (ISBN 1898697817). 160 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman, Giblin, Hal. Under the Guns of the Kaiser's Aces: Bohme, Muller, Von Tutschek, Wolff : The Complete Record of Their Victories and Victims (2003). Grub Street (ISBN 1904010024). 192 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman, Wyngarden, Greg Van, Holmes, Tony. Fokker Dr I Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 40) (2001). Osprey Aviation (ISBN 1841762237). 96 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman. Jasta Boelcke: The History of Jasta 2, 1916-1918 (2004). Grub Street (ISBN 1904010768). 224 pgs.
  • Franks, Norman. Sopwith Camel Aces of World War 1 (Aircraft of the Aces, 52) (2003). Osprey Publishing (UK) (ISBN 1841765341). 96 pgs.
  • Gibbons, Floyd. Red Knight of Germany: The Story of Baron Von Richthofen, Germany's Great War Bird (1927, 1979). Arno Press (ISBN 0405121679). 383 pgs.
  • Grinnel-Milne, Duncan. Wind in the Wires (1968) Doubleday Publishing (ISBN Not given). 259 pages with illus.
  • Grosz, Peter, Haddow, George, Schiemer, Peter. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War I (2002). Flying Machines Press (ISBN 1891268058). 544 pgs.
  • Guttman, Jon, Holmes, Tony. SPA124 Lafayette Escadrille: American Volunteer Airmen in World War 1 (Aviation Elite Units, 17) (2004). Osprey Publishing (UK) (ISBN 1841767522). 128 pgs.
  • Guttman, Jon. Spad VII Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 39) (2001). Osprey Aviation (ISBN 1841762229). 96 pgs.
  • Hepplewhite, Peter. World War I: In The Air (2003). Pan Macmillan (ISBN 0330410113). 144 pgs.
  • Herris, Jack. Pfalz Aircraft of World War I (Great War Aircraft in Profile, Volume 4) (2001). Flying Machines Press (ISBN 1891268155). 184 pgs.
  • Holley, I. B. Ideas and Weapons: Exploitation of the Aerial Weapon by the United States During World War I(1983)
  • Hudson, James J. Hostile Skies (1997). Syracuse University Press (ISBN 0815604653). 338 pgs.
  • Hurley, Alfred F. Billy Mitchell, Crusader for Air Power (1975)
  • Immelmann, Franz. Immelmann,The Eagle Of Lille (1990) ISBN 978-0-947898-00-7. 240 pgs.
  • Jeffers, H. Paul. Ace of Aces: The Life of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker (2003). Presidio Press (ISBN 0891417915). 352 pgs.
  • Johnson, Herbert A. Wingless Eagle: U.S. Army Aviation Through World War I (2001). University of North Carolina Press (ISBN 0807826278). 298 pgs.
  • Kennett, Lee. First Air War, 1914-1918 (1999). Free Press (ISBN 0684871203). 288 pgs.
  • Lewis, Cecil. "Sagittarius Rising", 1936 Greenhill Books, 332 pages, ISBN 1-85367-559-8
  • Lawson, Eric and Jane Lawson. The First Air Campaign, August 1914-November 1918 (1996)
  • Leaman, Paul. Fokker Dr.I Triplane: A World War One Legend (2003). Classic Publications (ISBN 1903223288). 224 pgs.
  • McKee, Alexander. The Friendless Sky (1984). Academy Chicago Publishers (ISBN 0586058230). 256 pgs.
  • Morrow, John. German Air Power in World War I. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982. Contains design and production figures, as well as economic influences.
  • Morrow, John H., Jr. The Great War in the Air (1993). Smithsonian Books (ISBN 1560982381). 464 pgs.
  • O'Connor, Martin. Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1914-1918 (1986). Flying Machines Press (ISBN 1891268066). 338 pgs.
  • O'Connor, Mike. Airfields & Airmen: Cambrai (Battleground Europe) (2003). Pen & Sword Books (ISBN 0850529581). 176 pgs.
  • Outlet, Bernard Fitzsimons (Editor) /. Warplanes & Air Battles Of World War I (1973, 1988). Beekman House / Crescent (ISBN 0517130890). 160 pgs.
  • Owers, Colin. De Havilland Aircraft of World War I: Volume 1, D.H.1-D.H.4 (Great War Aircraft in Profile, Volume 5) (2001). Flying Machines Press (ISBN 1891268171). 88 pgs.
  • Revell, Alex. Victoria Cross WW I: WWI Airmen and Their Aircraft (1997). Flying Machines Press (ISBN 1891268007). 96 pgs.
  • Richthofen, Manfred Von, Franks, Norman. The Red Air Fighter (1999). Stackpole Books (ISBN 1853673625). 192 pgs.
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie V. Fighting the Flying Circus: The Greatest True Air Adventure to Come Out of World War I (2001). Doubleday Books (ISBN 0385505590). 324 pgs.
  • Shores, Christopher, Rolfe, Mark. British and Empire Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 45) (2001). Osprey Publishing (UK) (ISBN 1841763772). 96 pgs.
  • Simkins, Peter. Air Fighting 1914-1918 (The Struggle for Air Superiority over the Western Front) (1978). Imperial War Museum. 80 pgs.
  • Smith, Adrian. Mick Mannock, Fighter Pilot: Myth, Life and Politics (Studies in Military and Strategic History) (2001). Palgrave MacMillan (ISBN 0333778987). 211 pgs.
  • Staff, Vigilant, Sykes, Claud W., Franks, Norman. German War Birds (1994). Greenhill Books (ISBN 1853671649). 288 pgs.
  • Treadwell, Terry C. America's First Air War (2000). MBI Publishing (ISBN 0760309868). 176 pgs.
  • Vanwyngarden, Greg. Richthofen's Flying Circus: Jagdgeschwader Nr 1 (Aviation Elite Units, 16) (2004). Osprey Publishing (UK) (ISBN 1841767263). 128 pgs.
  • Winter, Denis. First of the Few. London: Allen Lane/Penguin, 1982. Coverage of the British air war, with extensive bibliographical notes.
  • Wise, S.F., Canadian Airmen and the First World War: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Vol. 1, (1980). University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-2379-7.
  • Wood, Alan C. Aces and Airmen of Ww1 (2002). Brassey's Inc. ISBN 1-85753-380-1. 176 pgs.

GasEdit

  • Haber, L. F. The Poisonous Cloud: Chemical Warfare in the First World War (1986);
  • Palazzo, Albert. Seeking Victory on the Western Front: The British Army and Chemical Warfare in World War I (2000)
  • Richter, Donald. Chemical Soldiers: British Gas Warfare in World War I (1992)
  • Freemantle, Michael. Gas! Gas! Quick, Boys!: How Chemistry Changed the First World War (2012)

Naval warEdit

  • Allard, Dean C. "Anglo-American Naval Differences During World War I." Military Affairs: Journal of Military History (1980): 75-81. in JSTOR
  • Bennett, Geoffrey. Naval Battles of the First World War (Pen and Sword, 2014)
  • Coogan, John W. The End of Neutrality: The United States, Britain and Maritime Rights, 1899-1915 (Cornell University Press, 1981)
  • Farquharson-Roberts, Mike. A History of the Royal Navy: World War I (IB Tauris, 2014)
  • Goldrick, James. The Kingś Ships Were at Sea: The War in the North Sea, August 1914-February 1915 (US Naval Institute Press, 1984)
  • Grimes, Shawn T. Strategy and War Planning in the British Navy, 1887-1918 (Boydell Press, 2012)
  • Halpern, Paul G. The War at Sea (Wiley‐Blackwell, 1998)
  • Halpern, Paul G. The Mediterranean naval situation, 1908-1914 (Harvard UP, 1971)
  • Holloway, S. M. From Trench and Turret: Royal Marines' Letters and Diaries 1914-18 (Constable, 2006), primary sources
  • Hough, Richard. The Great War at Sea, 1914-1918 (Oxford UP, 1987)
  • Kirschbaum, Joseph W. The 1916 Naval Expansion Act: Planning for a Navy Second to None (ProQuest, 2008). US Navy
  • London, Charles. Jutland 1916: clash of the dreadnoughts (Osprey, 2000)
  • MacGregor, David. "The Use, Misuse, and Non-Use of History: The Royal Navy and the Operational Lessons of the First World War." Journal of Military History (1992): 603-616. in JSTOR
  • Marder, Arthur Jacob. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow (4 vol. 1961-70), covers Royal Navy 1904-1919
  • O'Hara, V. P.; Heinz, L. R. (2017). Clash of fleets: Naval battles of the Great War, 1914-18. Naval Institute Press. online review
  • Osborne, Eric W. Britain's economic blockade of Germany, 1914-1919 (Routledge, 2004)
  • Peebles, Hugh B. Warshipbuilding on the Clyde: Naval orders and the prosperity of the Clyde shipbuilding industry, 1889-1939 (John Donald, 1987)
  • Sondhaus, Lawrence. The Great War at Sea: A Naval History of the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 2014) 417 pp. Online review and summary
  • Trask, David F. Captains & cabinets: Anglo-American naval relations, 1917-1918 (University of Missouri Press, 1972)
  • Woodward, Ernest Llewellyn. Great Britain and the German navy (1935)
  • The Royal Navy in the First World War

Naval aviationEdit

  • Benbow, Tim, ed. British naval aviation: the first 100 years (Ashgate, 2013)
  • Ingalls, David S. Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America's First Naval Ace (Ohio University Press, 2013)
  • Layman, R. D. Naval Aviation in the First World War: Its Impact and Influence (Naval Institute Press, 1996)
  • Till, Geoffrey. Air Power and the Royal Navy, 1914-1945: a historical survey (Macdonald and Jane's, 1979)

SubmarinesEdit

  • Abbatiello, John. Anti-Submarine Warfare in World War I: British Naval Aviation and the Defeat of the U-Boats (2005)
  • Compton-Hall, Richard. Submarines and the War at Sea, 1914-18 (Macmillan, 1991)
  • Gray, Edwyn A. The U-Boat War, 1914-1918 (1994)
  • Greentree, David, Ian Palmer, and Peter Dennis. Q Ship Vs U-Boat: 1914-18 (Osprey, 2014)
  • Hackmann, Willem Dirk. Seek & Strike: Sonar, anti-submarine warfare and the Royal Navy 1914-54 (Unipub, 1984)
  • Henry, Chris. Depth Charge!: Mines, Depth Charges and Underwater Weapons, 1914-1945 (Casemate Publishers, 2005)
  • van der Vat, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign. (1988). Connects submarine and antisubmarine operations between wars, and suggests a continuous war.
  • Price, Alfred, Dr. Aircraft versus the Submarine. Deals with technical developments, including the first dipping hydrophones.
  • Thomas, Lowell. Raiders Of The Deep (1928, 2004)

TanksEdit

  • Elson, Aaron. The Armored Fist: The 712th Tank Battalion in the Second World War (Fonthill Media, 2014) ISBN 9781781550915
  • Foley, Michael. Rise of the Tank: Armoured Vehicles and their use in the First World War (Pen and Sword, 2014) ISBN 9781783463930
  • Fuller, J.F.C. Tanks in the Great War (1920)
  • Guderian, Heinz. Achtung! Panzer (1937)
  • Hammond, Christopher Brynley. The Theory and Practice of British Tank Warfare on the Western Front During the First World War (Ashgate, 2013) ISBN 9781409431718
  • Smithers, A J (1986). A New Excalibur; The Development of the Tank, 1909-1939. Leo Cooper. ISBN 978-0-436-47520-7. OCLC 246675397.
  • Wilson, Dale E. Treat 'Em Rough!: The Birth of American Armor, 1917-20 (1989) ISBN 9780891413547

Popular histories and documentariesEdit

Cultural, literary, artistic, memorialsEdit

  • Cruickshank, John, Variations on Catastrophe: Some French Responses to the Great War (1982) ISBN 0192125990
  • Eksteins, Modris, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989, reissued in 2000). ISBN 0395937582
  • Fussell, Paul (1975). The Great War and Modern Memory. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 363 p. ISBN 978-0-19-501918-6., classic study of WWI literature
  • Bairnsfather, Bruce, Bullets & Billets (1916) . Cartoons.
  • Genno, C.N. and H. Wetzel, eds. The First World War in German Narrative Prose (1980).
  • Hynes, Samuel, A War Imagined: The First World War in English Culture (1987) ISBN 0689121288
  • Isenberg, Michael Thomas (1981). War on Film: The American Cinema and World War I, 1914-1941. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. ISBN 978-0-8386-2004-5. OCLC 5726236.
  • James, Pearl, The New Death: American Modernism and World War I (University of Virginia Press; 2013) ISBN 9780813934075; 272 pages; responses to war by Willa Cather, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway.
  • Mosse, George L. Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (1991) ISBN 0195071395
  • Parfitt, George, Fiction of the First World War: A Study (London: Faber 1990) ISBN 0571148964
  • Raitt, Suzanne and Trudi Tateeds, Women's Fiction and the Great War (Clarendon Press, 1997) ISBN 019818283X
  • Robb, George. British Culture And The First World War (2002) ISBN 0333715713
  • Roshwald, Aviel Roshwald . European Culture in the Great War : The Arts, Entertainment and Propaganda, 1914-1918 (2002) ISBN 0521570158
  • Silkin, Jon, ed. (1996). The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (2nd ed.). New York: Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-118009-0. OCLC 37105631.
  • Sherry, Vincent, The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World War (2005) ISBN 0521821452
  • Stallworthy, Jon, Great Poets of World War I: Poetry from the Great War (2002) ISBN 0786710985
  • Vance, Jonathan F. Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War (1997) ISBN 077480601X
  • Verhey, Jeffrey, The Spirit of 1914: Militarism, Myth and Mobilization in Germany (2000) ISBN 0521771374
  • Viney, Nigel, Images of Wartime: British Art and Artists of World War I (1991) ISBN 0715397907
  • Watson, Janet S. K., Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory, and the First World War in Britain (2004) ISBN 0521831539
  • Winter, Jay, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (1995, reissued in 1998) ISBN 0521639883

Propaganda and mediaEdit

  • Adams M.C.C. The Great Adventure: Male desire and the coming of World War I (1990).,
  • Bruntz. Allied Propaganda and the collapse of the German Empire in 1918 (1938)
  • Buitenhuis, P. The Great war of Words: Literature as Propaganda, 1914-18 and After (1989)
  • Carruth, Joseph. "World War I Propaganda and Its Effects in Arkansas." Arkansas Historical Quarterly (1997): 385-398. in JSTOR
  • Cole, Robert, ed. The Encyclopedia of Propaganda (3 vols. Sharpe Reference, 1998)
  • Cornwall, Mark. "News, Rumour and the Control of Information in Austria‐Hungary, 1914–1918." History 77#249 (1992): 50–64.
  • Cornwall, Mark. The undermining of Austria-Hungary: the battle for hearts and minds (2000)
  • Collins, Ross F. Children, War and Propaganda (Peter Lang, 2011)
  • Creel, George. "Propaganda and Morale" American Journal of Sociology (1941) 47#3 pp. 340–351 in JSTOR, Analysis by the head of American propaganda in the First World War
  • Green, Leanne. "Advertising war: Picturing Belgium in First World War publicity." Media, War & Conflict 7.3 (2014): 309-325.
  • Gullace, Nicoletta F. "Allied Propaganda and World War I: Interwar Legacies, Media Studies, and the Politics of War Guilt." History Compass (2011) 9#9 pp: 686-700.
  • Haste, Cate. Keep the home fires burning: Propaganda in the First World War (Lane, Allen, 1977), On Britain
  • Horne, John, and Alan Kramer. "German 'Atrocities' and Franco-German Opinion, 1914: The Evidence of German Soldiers' Diaries," Journal of Modern History (1994) 66#1 pp: 1-33 in JSTOR
  • Johnson, Niel M. George Sylvester Viereck, German-American Propagandist (University of Illinois Press, 1972), in World War I
  • Kingsbury, Celia Malone. For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front (University of Nebraska Press; 2010; 308 pages). Describes propaganda directed toward the homes of the American homefront in everything from cookbooks and popular magazines to children's toys.
  • Lasswell, Harold D.. Propaganda Technique in the World War. (1927), A famous classic
  • Lutz, Ralph Haswell. "Studies of World War Propaganda, 1914-33." Journal of Modern History (1933) 5#4 pp: 496-516. in JSTOR
  • Marquis, Alice Goldfarb. "Words as Weapons: Propaganda in Britain and Germany during the First World War," Journal of Contemporary History (1978) 13#3 pp. 467–498 in JSTOR
  • Monger, David. Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale (2013) online edition
  • Paddock, Troy. A Call to Arms: Propaganda, Public Opinion, and Newspapers in the Great War (2004)
  • Peterson, Horace Cornelius. Propaganda for war: The campaign against American neutrality, 1914-1917 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1939), on the operations of private organizations.
  • Ponsonby, Arthur. Falsehood in War-Time; Containing an Assortment of Lies circulated throughout the Nations during the Great War (London, UK: Allen & Unwin, 1928)
  • Roshwald, Aviel Roshwald . European Culture in the Great War : The Arts, Entertainment and Propaganda, 1914-1918 (2002)
  • Sanders, Michael, and Philip M. Taylor. British Propaganda During the First World War, 1914-18 (Macmillan, 1982)
  • Scott, Jonathan French. Five Weeks: The Surge of Public Opinion on the Eve of the Great War (1927) online
  • Squires, James Duane. British Propaganda at Home and in the United States from 1914 to 1917 (Harvard University Press, 1935)
  • Thompson, J. Lee. Politicians, the Press, & Propaganda: Lord Northcliffe & the Great War, 1914-1919 (Kent State University Press, 1999)
  • Welch, David. Germany and Propaganda in World War I: Pacifism, Mobilization and Total War (2014)
  • Wood, Richard, and David Culbert, Film and Propaganda in America: A Documentary History: World War I - Vol. 1 (1990)

PostersEdit

  • Christopher, John, ed. British Posters of the First World War (2016)
  • Darracott, Joseph, and Belinda Loftus, eds. The First World War Posters (1974)
  • Dover. Posters of World Wars I and II CD-ROM and Book (2005) 120 American posters from WWI; ISBN 978-0486996844
  • Rawls, Walton and Maurice Rickards, eds. Wake Up, America. World War I and the American Poster (2001) many color posters
  • Rickards, Maurice ed. Posters of the First World War (1968)
  • Stanley, Peter, ed. What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? A visual history of propaganda posters (1984)
  • White, Edward J. ed. World War I Posters: 100th Anniversary Collectors Edition (2014)

Poetry and songsEdit

Books and novelsEdit

Films, plays, television series and mini-seriesEdit

Legacy and aftermathEdit

  • Agnew, Kate, and Geoff Fox (2001). Children at War: From the First World War to the Gulf. New York and London: Continuum International Publishing. ISBN 978-0-82644-848-4
  • Black, Jeremy (2011). The Great War and the Making of the Modern World. New York and London: Continuum International Publishing. ISBN 978-0-82644-093-8
  • Chickering, Roger, and Stig Forster, eds. (2003). Shadows of Total War: Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919-1939'. West Nyack, NY: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-52181-236-8
  • Kuhlman, Erika (2012). Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of Nation after the Great War. New York: NYU Press. ISBN 978-0-81474-839-8
  • MacMillan, Margaret (2003). Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World. New York: Random House. ISBN 978-0-37576-052-5
  • Rachamimov, Alon (2002). Legacy of the Great War, POWs and the Great War: Captivity on the Eastern Front. Oxford: Berg Publishers. ISBN 978-1-85973-573-2
  • Reynolds, David (2014). The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-39308-863-2
  • Seipp, Adam R. (2009). Ordeal of Peace: Demobilisation and the Urban Experience in Britain and Germany, 1917-1921. Abingdon: Ashgate Publishing Ltd. ISBN 978-0-75466-749-0
  • Sharp, Alan (2011). Consequences of Peace: The Versailles Settlement-Aftermath and Legacy 1919-2010. New York: Haus Publishing. ISBN 978-1-90579-174-3
  • Tate, Trudi (2013). Modernism, History and the First World War. Penrith: Humanities-Ebooks, LLP. ISBN 978-1-84760-240-4
  • Winter, Jay (2009). Legacy of the Great War: Ninety Years On. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 978-0-82621-871-1

Historiography and memoryEdit

  • Baker, Kevin (June 2006). Stabbed in the Back! The past and future of a right-wing myth. Harper's Magazine.
  • Boterbloem, Kees. "Chto delat'?: World War I in Russian Historiography after Communism." Journal of Slavic Military Studies 25.3 (2012): 393-408.
  • Deak, John. (2014). "The Great War and the Forgotten Realm: The Habsburg Monarchy and the First World War" Journal of Modern History (2014) 86#2 pp: 336-380.
  • Fussell, Paul (2013). The Great War and Modern Memory. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19997-195-4
  • Iriye, Akira. (2014). "The Historiographic Impact of the Great War." Diplomatic History (July 2014) doi: 10.1093/dh/dhu035
  • Jones, Heather. (2013). "As the centenary approaches: the regeneration of First World War historiography." Historical Journal (2013) 56#3 pp: 857-878.
  • Jones, Heather. (2014). "Goodbye to all that?: Memory and Meaning in the Commemoration of the First World War." Juncture (2014) 20#4 pp: 287-291.
  • Kramer, Alan. (2014a and 2014b). "Recent Historiography of the First World War - Part I," Journal of Modern European History (Feb. 2014) 12#1 pp 5–27; "Recent Historiography of the First World War (Part II)," (May 2014) 12#2 pp 155–174
  • Millier, Alisa, Laura Rowe, and James Kitchen (2011). Other Combatants, Other Fronts: Competing Histories of the First World War. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 978-1-44382-737-9
  • Petrone, Karen (2011). Great War in Russian Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-25335-617-8
  • Mulligan, William. (2014). "The Trial Continues: New Directions in the Study of the Origins of the First World War." English Historical Review (2014) 129#538 pp: 639-666.
  • Rietzler, Katharina. "The war as history: Writing the economic and social history of the First World War." Diplomatic History 38.4 (2014): 826-839.
  • Sanborn, Joshua. (2013). "Russian Historiography on the Origins of the First World War Since the Fischer Controversy." Journal of Contemporary History (2013) 48#2 pp: 350-362.
  • Sharp, Heather. (2014). "Representing Australia's Involvement in the First World War: Discrepancies between Public Discourses and School History Textbooks from 1916 to 1936." Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society (2014) 6#1 pp: 1-23.
  • Sked, Alan. "Austria-Hungary and the First World War." Histoire Politique 1 (2014): 16-49. online free
  • Trout, Steven (2010). On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919-1941. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. ISBN 978-0-81731-705-8
  • Vance, Jonathan F. (1997). Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. ISBN 978-0-77480-601-5
  • Winter, Jay, and Antoine Prost (2005). The Great War in History: Debates and Controversies, 1914 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-52161-633-1
  • Winter, Jay (2006). Remembering War: The Great War Between Memory and History in the Twentieth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-30011-068-5
  • Winter, Jay, ed. (2014). The Cambridge History of the First World War (2 vol. Cambridge University Press, 2014) ISBN 9780521763851
  • Woodward, David ed. America and World War I: A Selected Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Sources (2nd ed. 2007) excerpt

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