Reg Grant - Why did World War I happen? - Hachette Children's Group

Why did World War I happen?

By Reg Grant

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  • £8.99

This insightful series presents some of the most important events in modern history, and encourages us to think critically about the effects these watershed moments have had on the world.

World War I, a war that lead to the deaths of 15 million people, started with the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria on June 28, 1914. How did the assassination of one leader result in armed conflict involving more than 20 countries from multiple continents? The answer to this question and more is revealed in this book, which combines primary source documents with other features to provide an unbiased look at the events of World War I.

Biographical Notes

Reg Grant trained as an historian at Oxford University. He then worked as a language teacher in Paris and Lisbon before returning home to become a freelance writer. His books for Hodder Wayland include several volumes in the New Perspectives series.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750283984
  • Publication date: 23 Oct 2014
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Wayland
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