Warfare And Belligerence: Perspectives In First World War Studies

Warfare And Belligerence: Perspectives In First World War StudiesWarfare And Belligerence: Perspectives In First World War Studies by Pierre Purseigle, Dennis E. Showalter, Patrick Porter, Heather Jones, Jennifer D. Keene, Keith Grieves, Leen Engelen, Leonard V. Smith, Elise Julien, Vanda Wilcox, Gearóid Barry, Paul Mulvey, Nicolas Ginsburger, Elizabeth Fordham, Nicolas Beaupré
ISBN: 9004143521
Published by Brill Academic Publishers on May 17th 2005
Genres: Essays, Military
Pages: 418

Len's Summary: Fourteen papers in a variety of disciplines given at the June 2003 Second European Conference of the International Society for First World War Studies. These essays cover, inter alia, differing national approaches to sacrifice and redemption, the development of war cultures in 1914, academic responses to the war in Paris and London, military discipline and morale, the blurring of distinctions between civilian and soldier, prisoners of war, veterans and demobilization.

The Embattled Self: French Soldiers’ Testimony of the Great War

The Embattled Self: French Soldiers’ Testimony of the Great WarThe Embattled Self: French Soldiers' Testimony of the Great War by Leonard V. Smith
ISBN: 9780801445231
Published by Cornell University Press on June 7th 2007
Genres: France, Military, Personal Accounts
Pages: 214

Len's Summary: An examination of fiction and non-fiction writings by French war veterans reveals how they viewed their service and suffering. The author is Professor of History at Oberlin and the author or co-author of several prize-winning works on French society during WWI.