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With its authoritative reference entries, multiple introductory essays and Analyze perspectives, primary source documents, detailed chronology, and bibliography, this single-volume reference provides all the key information readers need to understand this monumental conflict.
• Includes perspective essays on such widely debated topics as what served as the primary cause of World War I and whether the conflict made World War II inevitable
• Supplies important primary source documents—such as the Treaty of Versailles and the Zimmermann Telegram—that serve to put historical events into clearer context for students
• Provides not only essential reference material for students, including entries on all the key events, people, and organizations, as well as a detailed chronology, key images, and maps