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The long shadow : the legacies of the Great War in the twentieth century

Author: David Reynolds
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"One of the most violent conflicts in the history of civilization, World War I has been strangely forgotten in American culture. It has become a ghostly war fought in a haze of memory, often seen merely as a distant preamble to World War II. In The Long Shadow critically acclaimed historian David Reynolds seeks to broaden our vision by assessing the impact of the Great War across the twentieth century."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Reynolds
ISBN: 9780393088632 0393088634
OCLC Number: 870147711
Notes: Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Description: xxix, 514 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Great War --
Legacies : Nations ; Democracy ; Empire ; Capitalism ; Civilization ; Peace --
Refractions : Again ; Evil ; Generations ; Tommies ; Remembrance --
Conclusion: Long shadow.
Responsibility: David Reynolds.

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"One of the most violent conflicts in the history of civilization, World War I has been strangely forgotten in American culture. It has become a ghostly war fought in a haze of memory, often seen merely as a distant preamble to World War II. In The Long Shadow critically acclaimed historian David Reynolds seeks to broaden our vision by assessing the impact of the Great War across the twentieth century."--Jacket.

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