The Somme Robin Prior, Trevor Wilson

Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
08 Mar 2016
ISBN:
9780300220285
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
384 pages: 197 x 127mm
Illustrations:
20 b-w illus.

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Published in a new edition on the centenary of the seismic battle, this book provides the definitive account of the Somme and assigns responsibility to military and political leaders for its catastrophic outcome.

“A magisterial piece of scholarship. . . . It is a model of historical research and should do much to further our understanding of the Great War and how it was fought.”—Contemporary Review
 
“Revisionist history at its best.”—Library Journal (starred review)
 
“A major addition to the literature on the military history of the Great War.”—Jay Winter

Robin Prior is professor of history at Flinders University. Trevor Wilson is professor emeritus of history at the University of Adelaide.