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The Long Shadow

The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century
Reynolds, David (Book - 2014 )
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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.
Authors: Reynolds, David, 1952-
Title: The long shadow
the legacies of the Great War in the twentieth century
Publisher: New York :, W.W. Norton & Company,, 2014.
Edition: First American edition.
Characteristics: xxix, 514 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates :,chiefly color illustrations ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Contents: Legacies. Nations
Democracy
Empire
Capitalism
Civilization
Peace
Refractions. Again
Evil
Generations
Tommies
Remembrance
Conclusion. Long shadow.
Summary: 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.
Local Note: 15 53 112 118 133 148 149 152 172 198 203 210 211 216 231 242 243
ISBN: 0393088634
9780393088632
Statement of Responsibility: David Reynolds
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: War and society. United States Civilization 20th century. Civilization, Modern 20th century. World War, 1914-1918 Influence.
Topical Term: War and society.
Civilization, Modern
World War, 1914-1918
LCCN: 2014004026
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