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

Author: David Reynolds, history
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.
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."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Reynolds, history
ISBN: 0393088634 9780393088632
OCLC Number: 907959002
Notes: Oorpsronkelijke uitgave: London : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Description: XXIX, 514 pagina's, 16 ongenummerde pagina's platen : illustraties ; 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."

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