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The forgotten front : the Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914-1915

Author: Gerhard Paul Gross; Janice W Ancker
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
Series: Foreign military studies (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First English-language editionView all editions and formats
This text presents research on the eastern front of World War I, a subject comparatively eclipsed by scholarly study of the western front. Focusing on the first two years of the war, the volume concentrates primarily on elements of the conflict between the Central Powers (specifically Germany and its ally Austria-Hungary) and pre-revolutionary Russia. The work approaches topics of interest through a tripartite  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vergessene Front-- der Osten, 1914/15. English.
Forgotten front.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
(DLC) 2018012011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Paul Gross; Janice W Ancker
ISBN: 0813175445 9780813175447 9780813175430 0813175437
OCLC Number: 1050360923
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Eastern Front: geopolitics, geography, and operations / Hew Strachan --
Part 1. The battles on the Eastern Front, 1914-1915 --
Introductory remarks / Stig Förster --
In the shadow of the West: the German conduct of war on the Eastern Front up to the end of 1915 / Gerhard P. Gross --
Russia versus Germany: the Eastern Front of the First World War from 1914 to 1915 / Boris Khavkin --
Austria-Hungary's Northern Front, 1914-1915 / Lothar Höbelt --
Of bastards and brothers at arms: practical matters and resentments among the Central Powers in 1914-1915 / Günther Kronenbitter --
Part 2. The battlefields of concepts / concepts of the battlefields: The Eastern Front of the First World War and perceptions of the enemy --
Introductory remarks / Jörg Baberowski --
The creation of an identity for the modern Polish nation in the First World War, 1914-1915 / Piotr Szlanta --
The German people: Russia's self-concept and its concept of the enemy / Hubertus F. Jahn --
The Slavic peoples: the Central Powers' self-concept and concept of the enemy / Peter Hoeres --
Prisoners of war and casualties on the Eastern Front: an overview of the statistics and the problems facing the homeland fronts in 1914-1915 / Reinhard Nachtigal --
All quiet on the Eastern Front: German literature and the Eastern Front of the First World War / Eva Horn --
August 1914: Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Russian wartime literature in the early years of the war / Birgit Menzel --
The reality of war and the war experience of Russian soldiers on the Russian Western Front, 1914-1915 / Igor Narskij --
The war in the east of 1914-1915 and the experience of the German military / Hans-Erich Volkmann --
From Ober Ost to Ostland? / Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius --
The culture of remembrance of the First World War --
Introductory remarks / Rainer Rother --
War exhibitions: forms of presentation of the World War for the homeland front / Christine Beil --
Suppressed remembrances: on the history of the Moscow Brothers' (Soldiers') Cemetery / Kristiane Janeke --
The unknown soldier / Rainer Rother --
The First World War on the Internet / Gundula Bavendamm --
Prologue to the "War of Annihilation"? the Eastern Front of the First World War and the problem of continuities / Rüdiger Bergien.
Series Title: Foreign military studies (Lexington, Ky.)
Other Titles: Vergessene Front-- der Osten, 1914/15.
Responsibility: edited by Gerhard P. Gross ; translated by Janice W. Ancker.


Available for the first time in English, this seminal study features contributions from established and rising scholars from eight countries who argue German, central, and eastern European  Read more...


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