Writing the Great War: Sir James Edmonds and the Official Histories 1915-1948 (Military History & Policy)
Routledge | 2003-06-10 | ISBN: 0714654957 | 240 pages | PDF | 3,2 MB
Nearly 90 years after the outbreak of the First World War, Britain's military participation remains controversial. The historiography of the war is as vibrant today as it was in each of the past eight decades, yet within that historiography is a body of work that is of far greater importance than has been recognised hitherto. Begun within months of the war's outbreak, and not completed for a further 33 years, the writing of the Official Histories was a venture of unprecedented scale and complexity.