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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 :,illustrations (some color), color map ;,25 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 53 112 118 133 148 149 152 172 198 203 210 216 231 242 243
ISBN: 9780393088632
0393088634
Statement of Responsibility: David Reynolds
Copyright Date: ♭2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-485) and index.
Subject Headings: World War, 1914-1918 Influence. Civilization, Modern 20th century. United States Civilization 20th century. War and society.
Topical Term: World War, 1914-1918
Civilization, Modern
War and society.
LCCN: 2014004026
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