Empires in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict by Andrew Jarboe ISBN: 9781780764405 Published byI.B.Tauris on March 27th 2014 Genres:World War I Pages: 336
Len's Summary: Moves away from the Western Front to examine the war as a truly global struggle. Includes essays on the impact of war on colonial peoples, the British justice system in Palestine, the scramble for German territory in Africa, China and the Pacific and the involvement of Native Americans as well as peoples of the subcontinent of India.
The Centennial commemorations are over, but WW1 remains a relevant area of study because of its enormous impact on the 20th and 21st centuries: Many present-day geographic tensions come from the post-war peace and drawing of boundaries. More families than ever are seeking to understand the war’s impact on their ancestors. The war had a profound impact on all facets of society, including post-war re-building. At the time of this writing, the influenza epidemic of 1918-19 is again newsworthy.
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