World War I

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Churchill and Fisher

The titans at the Admiralty who fought the First World War

A vivid study of the politics and stress of high command, this book describes the decisive roles of young Winston Churchill as political head of the Admiralty during the First World War. … 656 View

The Great Class War 1914-1918

Historian Jacques Pauwels applies a critical, revisionist lens to the First World War, offering readers a fresh interpretation that challenges mainstream thinking. As Pauwels sees it, war offered … View
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The Great War in Dali-Vision

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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Introduction to the concept of Dali-vision and how you have to remove yourself to examine the situation. Brief overview of how the author will tackle the Great War from a class percpective by … 14 $1.40 Add
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Preface, A Note on the Board of Admiralty, and Introduction

The Daemonic Duo

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough provides an introduction to the board of admiralty and an overview of the history between Churchill and Fisher before the outset of World War One. 29 $2.90 Add
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Empire, War and Revolution

From: Big Business and Hitler

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Revisionist historian Jacques R. Pauwels examines the situation in Germany from 1900-1919 that led to Hitler’s rise to power paying particular focus on the German elite of aristocrats and … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Revolutions of 1789, 1830, and 1848

First Steps Toward Democracy

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The French Revolution of 1789, in which the bourgeoisie, the peasants and the workers challenge the king, the nobility, and the church, sets in motion the march toward democracy, the emancipation … 14 $1.40 Add
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Fisher’s Reforms

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Bough analyzes Jack Fisher’s reforms in the admiralty from 1904-1911 especially related to technilogical advancements, efficiency for vessels, administrative changes, and … 58 $5.80 Add
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The Nobility and the Bourgeoisie

A Counterrevolutionary Symbiosis

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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After its traumatic experiences of 1848 and 1871 — respectively “the crazy year” and the annus horribilis of the Paris Commune — the bourgeoisie ceases to be revolutionary … 20 $2.00 Add
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Dissension in the Navy

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines the opponents of Jack Fisher from 1902-1909 with close attention paid to the relationship between Fisher and Lord Charles Beresford. 33 $3.30 Add
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Socialism and Democratization

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The elite tries to exorcize the proletarian threat not only by using the “stick” of bloody repression but also the “carrot” of social legislation and political reforms. … 12 $1.20 Add
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Fisher’s Fall

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines the Fisher-Beresford feud (1909-1911) and the Imperial Defense Inquiry as they relate to Fisher’s resignation from his position in the Admiralty then provides … 17 $1.70 Add
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Nationalism and "Social Imperialism"

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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As antidote against socialist internationalism, the elite stimulates nationalism. “Social imperialism” à la Cecil Rhodes simultaneously serves as a safety valve that reduces … 18 $1.80 Add
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Nietzsche and Social Darwinism

Ode to War

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The process of democratization seems to be irresistible and, with the rise of the “masses,” the elite, besieged and increasingly pessimistic, seeks remedies in Social- Darwinist … 22 $2.20 Add
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The Most Glittering Post

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines Winston Churchill’s early career (1909-1912) as well as his personal life during this period. He focuses on his work at the Home Office, his relationship with … 26 $2.60 Add
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Imperialist Friends and Foes on the Road to a Great War

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The imperialist rivalries heat up as a result of the rapidly increasing importance of new raw materials such as rubber and oil. War becomes more and more likely and ultimately inevitable. The … 21 $2.10 Add
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Preparing for War

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines the preperations for war made by Winston Churchill and Jack Fisher (1911-1914) including the naval officers involved, the role of oil, the Mediterranean naval … 41 $4.10 Add