The Resource Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, by Sir Max Hastings, (sound recording)

Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, by Sir Max Hastings, (sound recording)

Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war
Title
Catastrophe 1914
Title remainder
Europe goes to war
Statement of responsibility
by Sir Max Hastings
Title variation
Europe goes to war
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
World War I immediately evokes images of the trenches--grinding, halting battles that sacrificed millions of lives for no territory or visible gain. Yet the first months of the war, from the German invasion of Belgium to the Marne to Ypres, were utterly different--full of advances and retreats, tactical maneuvering, and significant gains and losses. In Catastrophe 1914, Max Hastings re-creates this dramatic year, from the diplomatic crisis to the fighting in Belgium and France on the western front and Serbia and Galicia to the east. He gives vivid accounts of the battles and frank assessments of generals and political leaders, and shows why it was inevitable that this first war among modern industrial nations could not produce a decisive victory, resulting in a war of attrition. Throughout we encounter high officials and average soldiers, as well as civilians on the home front, giving us a vivid portrait of how a continent became embroiled in a war that would change everything
Cataloging source
BLACP
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Hastings, Max
Dewey number
940.3/11
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
condensed score or piano conductor score
LC call number
D511
LC item number
.H37 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Vance
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vance, Simon
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, by Sir Max Hastings, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
20 sound discs (25.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482927634
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781482927634
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7932
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn848868017
  • 5449818
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, by Sir Max Hastings, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
20 sound discs (25.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482927634
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781482927634
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7932
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn848868017
  • 5449818
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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