14-18: Understanding the Great War by PDF

ISBN-10: 0809046431

ISBN-13: 9780809046430

With this brilliantly leading edge e-book, reissued for the one-hundredth anniversary of the start of the 1st global struggle, Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have proven that the nice conflict used to be the matrix from which all next mess ups of the 20th century have been shaped. They determine 3 usually overlooked or denied facets of the clash which are crucial for realizing the struggle: First, what encouraged its extraordinary actual brutality, and what have been the consequences of putting up with such violence? moment, how did voters of the belligerent states emerge as pushed by way of vehement nationalistic and racist impulses? 3rd, how did the thousands and thousands bereaved through the warfare come to phrases with the agonizing ache? With its strikingly unique interpretative energy and its wealth of compelling documentary proof, 14–18: knowing the nice War has tested itself as a vintage within the heritage of recent warfare.

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