FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
First World War has been added to your Basket

Dispatch to:
To see addresses, please
Or
Please enter a valid UK postcode.
Or
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Ships from the UK. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

First World War Hardcover – 10 Jan 2007

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£18.99
£3.50 £3.51
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£18.99 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Special offers and product promotions


Frequently bought together

  • First World War
  • +
  • Trigger Warning: Is the Fear of Being Offensive Killing Free Speech?
  • +
  • A Duty to Offend: Selected Essays by Brendan O'Neill
Total price: £34.98
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Continuum (10 Jan. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1441125108
  • ISBN-13: 978-1441125101
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 0.1 x 0.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 236,999 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

Review

No Review Available --No Review Available

About the Author

Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury.


What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Customer reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top customer reviews

Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Totally different from all the other books on the First World War I've read over the past few months, Frank Furedi's 'First World War: Still no End in Sight' considers the Great War and the conflicts it bred from a sociological perspective. Identifying WW1 as "a key moment of transition between the old and the new", the sheer magnitude and awfulness of the First World War had what Furedi describes as "a dissolvent effect upon conventional belief and behaviour" which led to "a loss of belief in the legitimacy of the institutions and ideals associated with the pre-war regimes". With the pre-1914 elites delegitimised, Furedi argues that an exhausted West completely lost confidence in its own beliefs and values and, worryingly, "the experience of the following century has shown that what was lost has been neither regained nor replaced".

Currently the emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Kent and a co-founder of the Revolutionary Communist Party in the 1970s, Furedi is also a frequent contributor to Brendan O'Neill's Spiked Online [formerly Living Marxism magazine] which provides some of the most provocative and incisive commentary on the state of modern society available on the web. While you may or may not agree with his politics, there's no doubting Furedi's command of his subject and this is one of the most thought-provoking books I've read on the First World War to date. In emphasising the remorseless sidelining of democracy and popular sovereignty which has been in motion since 1914 [and the subsequent drift towards ever more authoritarian government], Furedi's assessment seems pretty spot on to me.
Read more ›
Comment 26 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Pages with related products. See and discover other items: piano scales

Look for similar items by category