People at the Center of - World War I

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At every stage in world history, a core group of individuals have been the driving force behind the most critical events. They have defined the issues, pushed for change, debated, and led others for a cause. Each title in the People at the Center of series pulls together the core collection people that have influenced, caused, and reacted to the world's most significant historical events. Each extended encyclopedic entry covers biographical details as a basis for leading into the significance of each person and how they fit into the bigger picture.

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Grade 6-10-- An excellent overview. Stewart's detailed account is fair and balanced, carefully representing the points of view of all the major participants. She does an admirable job of sketching the background and clearly presents the complicated political and military alliances that existed and those that evolved. The focus, however, is the role of the U. S. in the war effort and the effects of its participation on the home front. The draft, rationing, and the roles of women and minorities both in the military and in war industries are discussed. High quality black-and-white archival photographs are abundant and informative. A few maps of the Western front are also included. A good choice for libraries needing more information about World War I. --David N. Pauli, Missoula Pub . Lib . , MT
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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