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Why Did World War I Happen?

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

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978-1-4339-4182-5

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Reading Level: Grades 6 - 8
Fountas & Pinell: X
Author: Grant, Reg
Copyright: 2011
Specifications: 6 1/2" x 9", 48 pages, Paperback, Full-color and Black-and-White Photographs

Key Features

  • Detailed Table of Contents
  • For Further Information Section
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Primary Sources
  • Sidebars
  • Timelines
Series Review: Moments in History
"This series explains the before, during, and after of seminal events of the 20th century in a clear, unbiased manner. The authors walk the fine line between certainty and moral ambiguity, knowing when to pass judgment and when to leave topics open for debate...Though there is no shortage of books on these topics, the combination of information and readability makes these titles good choices."
— Library Media Connection

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Why Did Hiroshima Happen? 978-1-4339-4165-8 $71.70
Why Did the Cold War Happen? 978-1-4339-4168-9 $71.70
Why Did the Great Depression Happen? 978-1-4339-4171-9 $71.70
Why Did the Holocaust Happen? 978-1-4339-4174-0 $71.70
Why Did the Rise of the Nazis Happen? 978-1-4339-4177-1 $71.70
Why Did the Vietnam War Happen? 978-1-4339-4180-1 $71.70
Why Did World War I Happen? 978-1-4339-4183-2 $71.70
Why Did World War II Happen? 978-1-4339-4186-3 $71.70