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Collision of Empires

Britain in Three World Wars, 1793-1945
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British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900, British & Irish history: from c 1900 -, Warfare & Defence, 20th century, c 1700 to c 1800, c 1800 to c 1900, Imperialism, Military History (General), History - General History, History: World, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Europe - Great Britain - General, History / Great Britain, Great Britain, Anglo-French War, 1793-1802, History, Military, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, World War, 1914
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Open LibraryOL8976229M
ISBN 101852850787
ISBN 139781852850784

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An established expert on the Eastern Front in 20th century military history, Buttar has published two books focusing on the Second World War, and Collision of Empires is the first of a planned four-volume series, the definitive study. Read "Collision of Empires Italy's Invasion of Ethiopia and its International Impact" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Prit Buttar’s Collision of Empires is a serious book aimed at serious students of the First World War.

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I mean several things by “serious.” First, and most obviously, its subject matter – the Eastern Front of World War I during – is grim and sobering/5(30).With the centenary of the start of World War I inCollision of Empires is a timely re-discovery of the bitter fighting on this forgotten front.

The fighting that raged from East Prussia, through occupied Poland, to Galicia and the Carpathian Mountains was every bit as bloody as comparable battles in Flanders and France, but - with the.His third book, Collision of Empires, is a study of the Eastern Front of World War I.

It is the first of a four volume series. Before writing the book, Buttar spent a year studying archives in Berlin, Vienna, and Freiberg. With the help of another historian, the multi-lingual Buttar was Alma mater: Oxford University, London University.