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The great war and its lessons...

by Nicholas Murray Butler

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Published in n. p.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsD525 .B788 1914a
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24625364M
LC Control Number82036162

summary The Great War: From Memory to History offers a new look at the multiple ways the Great War has been remembered and commemorated through the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. The French and Indian War () quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book. Search all of SparkNotes Search. Suggestions Use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. A Tale of Two Cities Animal Farm The Outsiders The Taming of the Shrew Things Fall Apart.

  Its after-effects reverberate in our day. One might argue that the 20 th century actually began with the war in , culminating with the fall of the Berlin Wall in If so, then one might characterize World War I as the Year War. The Great War and its immediate aftermath (including the flu pandemic) consumed 37 million casualties.   If you know me you will know that I am a great reader of history books. I have spent many hours reading about wars and conflicts around the world. Ever since the approach of the th anniversary of the beginning of the Great War – what is now known as World War I – I’ve been mulling over a number of issues related to them.

War’s poignancy, tragedy, and irony are all revealed. While most of the stories are set during World War I, many of them on the home front in Britain, a few are set in the present. These feature contemporary child and teen characters encountering an artifact that gives them a new or deeper understanding of war’s human dimensions, which go.   In his book "Saving the Light at Chartres - How the Great Cathedral and Its Stained-Glass Treasures Were Rescued During World War II" Victor A. Pollak details some determined efforts by the citizens of Chartres and the courageous intervention of an American soldier who during World War Two took it upon himself to protect the building from harm.


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