David Stevenson is a Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and author of the highly praised 1914-1918: The History of the First World War: 'Momentous... this history of the conflict surpasses all others', Independent; 'Superb', Ian Kershaw; 'David Stevenson is the real deal', Niall Ferguson; 'The best comprehensive one-volume history of the war yet written', New Yorker.
David Stevenson is the real deal ... His defining characteristic is his outstanding rigour as an historian ... tremendously clever -- Niall Ferguson
It's harder to imagine a better single-volume comprehensive history of the conflict than this superb study -- Ian Kershaw
Perhaps the best comprehensive one-volume history of the war yet written * New Yorker *
This history of the 1914-1918 conflict surpasses all others. It is tough, erudite and comprehensive * Independent *