Len's Summary: First published in hard cover in 2011, this volume contains 38 essays by leading scholars on military, social, economic, political, technical and cultural aspects of the conflict. Also available as an e-book. Horn won the Tomlinson Book Prize in 2002. -- Thirty-eight analytical essays by leading scholars who represent the cutting edge of research on WWI and its legacy. Holger Herwig’s essay on the War in the West is of particular interest. Both Horn and Herwig are winners of the WFA’s Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Book Prize. -- Essays on the world before, during and after The Great War edited by a winner of the WFA Annual Tomlinson Book Prize. Military, diplomatic and cultural legacies of the war; war crimes, film and gender issues. A less expansive paperback version is promised. Order from www.blackwellreference.com.
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.