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The World Wars

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About this book

World history
The World Wars

  • A comprehensive guide to the two major conflicts of the twentieth century: The First and Second World Wars.
  • Covers all aspects of the wars, including causes and effects, major battles, and the realities of life on the front line and home front.
  • Thought-provoking and accessible, and stunningly illustrated with contemporary photos, paintings, posters and maps.
  • Includes internet links to recommended websites for further learning, making this an ideal companion for school projects.
  • Contains the individual titles "Introduction to The First World War" and "Introduction to The Second World War".

Press Reviews

This comprehensive guide to the two major conflicts of twentieth century is well illustrated, with plenty of written narrative and explanation...with internet links to recommended websites provided for further research.
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Reader Reviews

The best book on the Wars that we have found...
The World Wars is a well illustrated, visually capturing book that draws one into the awful realities of war. My children, ages 4-9 have literally spent hours looking it over, reading parts, and telling us things that they have learned. It isn't something they will read from cover to cover for a while but it has a lot to hold their interest and keep them learning until then.

Denise, 27th October 2008

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