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European culture in the Great War : the arts, entertainment, and propaganda, 1914-1918

Author: Aviel Roshwald; Richard Stites
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is a commonplace to refer to the First World War as a historical watershed, but the nature of that great cataclysm's impact upon European society and culture remains a hotly debated topic. Yet the English-language literature remains dominated by a disproportionate emphasis on the Western European experience." "This book seeks to redress the balance by giving equal attention to the countries of Eastern and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aviel Roshwald; Richard Stites
ISBN: 0521570158 9780521570152 0521013240 9780521013246
OCLC Number: 39368363
Description: xii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Aviel Roshwald and Richard Stites --
Days and nights in wartime Russia : cultural life, 1914-1917 / Richard Stites --
German culture in the Great War / Peter Jelavich --
Culture in Poland during World War I / Harold B. Segel --
Jewish cultural identity in Eastern and Central Europe during the Great War / Aviel Roshwald --
Tragic carnival : Austrian culture in the First World War / Steven Beller --
Ambivalent patriots : Czech culture in the Great War / Claire Nolte --
Culture in Hungary during World War I / Joseph Held --
Culture in the south Slavic lands, 1914-1918 / Andrew Wachtel --
Between apology and denial : Bulgarian culture during World War I / Evelina Kelbetcheva --
Romania : war, occupation, liberation / Maria Bucur --
Occupation, propaganda, and the idea of Belgium / Sophie de Schaepdrijver --
Cultural life in France, 1914-1918 / Marc Ferro --
Impact of World War I on Italian political culture / Walter L. Adamson --
Popular culture in wartime Britain / Jay Winter.
Series Title: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Aviel Roshwald and Richard Stites.
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A comparative study of European cultural and social history during the First World War.  Read more...

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'... an important collection that casts new light on the cultural history of the Great War ... essential reading for anyone who is interested in the complex relationship between propaganda and Read more...

 
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