It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history and precipitated major political changes, including the Revolutions of —in many of the nations involved. Unresolved rivalries at the end of the conflict contributed to the start of World War II about twenty years later.
World War I July 18, As the centennial of World War I begins, this series invites participants to delve into the history, literature, and poetry of "the war to end all wars.
This newly edited anthology reflects the diverse experiences of those who lived through the war, bringing together the words of poets, soldiers, and civilians affected by the conflict. Historian Paul Jankowski reexamines the longest battle of the Great War, drawing on both French and German sources, to tell both the military history and a social and cultural perspectives.
Written during the war and after, these stories illustrate the impact of the Great War on British society and culture, as well as the many ways in which short fiction contributed to the literature of that time period. The First World War: A wide array of documents, ranging from nationalist propaganda and diplomatic agreements to poetry and intimate letters and journals, reveal the far-reaching causes and consequences of this total war.
Follow German soldier Paul Baumer, who enlists with his classmates in the opening days of the war.
Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. Whether any will survive — and in what condition, physical and emotional — holds readers until the end.
The essay, available as a free downloadable PDF, is recommended for prospective host sites, scholar-facilitators, or participants in the series.Oct 29, · Watch video · World War I began in , after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central.
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“Our World Remade: World War I” This introductory essay by project scholar Wendy Galgan overviews the topics and themes of the series. The essay, available as a free downloadable PDF, is recommended for prospective host sites, scholar-facilitators, or participants in the series.
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1 - War and Our World 2 - The Origins of War 3 - War and the State 4 - War and the Individual 5 - Can There Be an End to War? Read more.
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