Uncovered Fields: Perspectives in First World War Studies

Uncovered Fields: Perspectives in First World War StudiesUncovered Fields: Perspectives in First World War Studies by Pierre Purseigle, Jenny Macleod, J. MacLeod
ISBN: 9004132643
Published by Brill Academic Publishers on November 28th 2003
Genres: Essays
Pages: 308

Len's Summary: Fifteen essays by scholars from seven countries presented at a 2001 conference in Lyons, France.

Armies in Exile: The Polish Struggle for Nation and Nationalism

Armies in Exile: The Polish Struggle for Nation and NationalismArmies in Exile: The Polish Struggle for Nation and Nationalism by David R. Stefancic
ISBN: 0880335653
Published by Eastern European Monographs on October 12th 2005
Genres: Essays, Poland
Pages: 231

Len's Summary: A collection of eight essays, three of which deal with Poland's rebirth in World War I, in particular the legion movement.

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.

World War I Law and Lawyers: Issues, Cases, and Characters

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World War I Law and Lawyers: Issues, Cases, and CharactersWorld War I Law and Lawyers: Issues, Cases, and Characters by Thomas J. Shaw
ISBN: 1627224319
Published by American Bar Association on August 7th 2014
Genres: Law, Legal History, Essays
Pages: 539

Len's Summary: Dozens of essays and some 300 mini-biographies, as well as discussion of wartime statutes forming the basis for punishing military offensives.

Aftermath: Legacies and Memories of War in Europe, 1918-1945-1989

Aftermath: Legacies and Memories of War in Europe, 1918-1945-1989Aftermath: Legacies and Memories of War in Europe, 1918-1945-1989 by Nicholas Martin, Tim Haughton, Pierre Purseigle
ISBN: 9781409444282
on December 28th 2014
Genres: General, Military, Essays
Pages: 254

Len's Summary: 4428 2, $119 hb. Essays focusing on three seminal events of the violent 20th century: the Armistice of 1918; Allied victory in 1945; and, the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989.

American Battlefields of World War I: Château-Thierry — Then and Now, Vol. 1: Enter the Yanks

American Battlefields of World War I: Château-Thierry — Then and Now, Vol. 1: Enter the YanksAmerican Battlefields of World War I: Château-Thierry -- Then and Now, Vol. 1: Enter the Yanks by David C. Homsher
ISBN: 9780970244307
Published by Battleground Productions on January 1st 2006
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Essays, Photography
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: First in a new series of guides, the first new guides to American battlefields in many years.

1914-1918: Understanding the Great War

1914-1918: Understanding the Great War1914-1918: Understanding the Great War by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau, Annette Becker
ISBN: 1861973527
Published by Profile Books on 2002
Genres: Essays, Military, World War I
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: Concentrates on the origins and societal impact of this violent, industrialized conflict. // Essays on analyzing the causes and effects of the war first published in 2003 by two distinguished French scholars. Three stars.

Hemingway on War

Hemingway on WarHemingway on War by Ernest Hemingway
ISBN: 0743243269
Published by Scribner on November 4th 2003
Genres: Essays, Literary, World War I
Pages: 384

Len's Summary: Includes Great War era short stories and an excerpt from A Farewell to Arms concerning the retreat from Caporetto, as well as Hemingway correspondence on WWI and its aftermath.

Publishing in the First World War: Essays in Book History

Publishing in the First World War: Essays in Book HistoryPublishing in the First World War: Essays in Book History by Mary Hammond, Shafquat Towheed
ISBN: 0230500765
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on June 15th 2007
Genres: Essays, General, Literary Criticism, World War I
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Twelve essays explore changes in British publishing practices wrought by WWI.

New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War

New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World WarNew Zealand's Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War by John Crawford
ISBN: 0908988850
Published by Exisle Publishing on August 15th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Essays, Military, World War I
Pages: 704

Len's Summary: Consists of 32 scholarly papers given at the Zealandia’s Great War conference in Wellington, November 2003. For more on New Zealand in WWI, go to www.bn.com.

The Summer the Archduke Died: On Wars and Warriors

The Summer the Archduke Died: On Wars and WarriorsThe Summer the Archduke Died: On Wars and Warriors by Louis D. Rubin Jr.
ISBN: 0826218105
Published by University of Missouri on September 2nd 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 184

Len's Summary: Essays on World War I, its horror, mismanagement by well meaning but inept leaders and a review of worthwhile literature on the conflict.

British Popular Culture and the First World War

British Popular Culture and the First World WarBritish Popular Culture and the First World War by Jessica Meyer
ISBN: 9789004166585
Published by Brill Academic Publishers on June 19th 2008
Genres: History, Europe, General, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 383

Len's Summary: Essays by British social/cultural historians focusing on the cultural forms produced by a wide range social groups including veterans, women, museum visitors and film goers.

Captivity, Forced Labour and Forced Migration in Europe during the First World War

Captivity, Forced Labour and Forced Migration in Europe during the First World WarCaptivity, Forced Labour and Forced Migration in Europe during the First World War by Matthew Stibbe
ISBN: 0415846358
Published by Routledge on August 7th 2009
Genres: History, Europe, General, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 232

Len's Summary: Six essays on POWs, refugees, deportees, internees, forced migrations, and use of colonial troops and civilian laborers in Europe.

Untold War: New Perspectives in First World War Studies

Untold War: New Perspectives in First World War StudiesUntold War: New Perspectives in First World War Studies by Heather Jones, Jennifer O'brien, Christoph Schmidt-supprian
ISBN: 9004166599
Published by Brill Academic Publishers on June 4th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, General, Essays
Pages: 452

Len's Summary: Scholarly essays re-examining the global civil and military impact of the conflict; how the war changed societies. Contributors include prize-winning historians Alan Kramer and Dan Todman, with an introduction by John Horne. (I will be reviewing this for Stand To!) //Essays covering diverse themes such as combat, occupation, civil identity, juvenile delinquency, chaplains, art and remembrance across several countries: Germany, France, Britain, colonial Africa, Belgium and Romania. Fourth in the series of edited proceedings from conferences sponsored by the International Society for First World War Studies. Other titles are Uncovered Fields, Warfare and Belligerence, and Untold War.

Doughboy War: The American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Doughboy War: The American Expeditionary Force in World War IDoughboy War: The American Expeditionary Force in World War I by James H. Hallas
ISBN: 9780811734677
Published by Stackpole Books on January 19th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World War II, United States, Essays
Pages: 347

Len's Summary: Essays on the AEF experience.

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South AmericaOn the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America by Phillip A. Dehne
ISBN: 9780719080050
Published by Manchester University Press on March 15th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Great Britain, Germany, Essays
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Economic warfare; an analysis of largely successful British efforts to stifle German trade with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay during WWI. Available in the US from Palgrave Macmillan.

The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918

The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918 by Stephen Badsey
ISBN: 9781441174086
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on June 30th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain, Essays
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Essays covering the army’s relations with the press, propaganda, filming the war, and Black Adder TV series.

Finding Common Ground: New Directions in First World War Studies

Finding Common Ground: New Directions in First World War StudiesFinding Common Ground: New Directions in First World War Studies by Jennifer D. Keene, Michael S. Neiberg
ISBN: 9004191828
Published by Brill on December 7th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, General, Essays
Pages: 344

Len's Summary: This collection of essays originated in a 2007 conference sponsored by the Society for WWI Studies. It presents an interdisciplinary approach to understanding this global conflict. Contributors include Roger Chickering, Tim Cook, and David Zabecki. Like all Brill books, this is way too expensive. Get it from your library.

War Planning, 1914

War Planning, 1914War Planning, 1914 by Richard F. Hamilton, Holger H. Herwig
ISBN: 1107635128
Published by Cambridge University Press on September 1st 2013
Genres: History, Europe, General, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: Analytical essays by established WWI historians including Bob Doughty and Annika Mombauer on the war plans of Austria-Hungary, Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain and, Italy placing them in a broader political, diplomatic and military context.

British Silent Cinema and The Great War

British Silent Cinema and The Great WarBritish Silent Cinema and The Great War by Michael Hammond, Michael Williams
ISBN: 0230292623
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on November 15th 2011
Genres: Essays, Film & Video, Military, Performing Arts, World War I
Pages: 216

Len's Summary: These essays look at the British movie industry’s response to The Great War and how that industry shaped the war’s memory in the 19 teens and 20s.

War Surgery, 1914-1918

War Surgery, 1914-1918War Surgery, 1914-1918 by Thomas Scotland, Steven Heys
ISBN: 9781909384408
Published by Helion on December 19th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Medical, Surgery, General, Essays
Pages: 287

Len's Summary: Ten essays ranging over the field of surgery as practiced in The Great War.

Essays on World War I

Essays on World War Iby Peter Pastor, Graydon Allen Tunstall
ISBN: 9780880336864
Published by Columbia University Press on July 31st 2012
Genres: History, Europe, General, Eastern, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 188

Len's Summary: Selected papers from the February 2008 World War One Historical Association’s Florida and Gulf Coast Chapter seminar at Tampa. These focus largely on the war in Eastern and Central Europe. In addition to the editors, contributors include Richard DiNardo, Laurence Lyons, Timothy Dowling and Kees Boterbloem.

Imperial Germany Revisited: Continuing Debates and New Perspectives

Imperial Germany Revisited: Continuing Debates and New PerspectivesImperial Germany Revisited: Continuing Debates and New Perspectives by Cornelius Torp, Sven Oliver Müller
ISBN: 9780857459008
Published by Berghahn Books on October 15th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, 19th Century, Essays
Pages: 362

Len's Summary: Essays on continuities and discontinuities in modern German History. -- An exploration of the German Empire, its structure and its dynamic development from 1871 to 1918.

Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Sub-Standard Manpower

Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Sub-Standard ManpowerScraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Sub-Standard Manpower by Sanders Marble
ISBN: 9780823239788
Published by Fordham University Press on August 14th 2012
Genres: History, Military, United States, Other, Technology & Engineering, Military Science, Essays
Pages: 354

Len's Summary: Essays from Dennis Showalter, Steven Short, and Peter Simkins among others.

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War IA Companion to World War I by John Horne
ISBN: 9781119968702
Published by John Wiley & Sons on January 30th 2012
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 724

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.

1911: Preliminary Moves: The 2011 Chief of Army Staff Conference

1911: Preliminary Moves: The 2011 Chief of Army Staff Conference1911: Preliminary Moves: The 2011 Chief of Army Staff Conference by Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey
ISBN: 978 1 9219 4155 9
Published by Big Sky on 2012
Genres: Essays, Military
Pages: 308

Len's Summary: Fourteen essays examining the pivotal May and June 1911 meetings of the British Committee of Imperial Defense involving self-governing Dominion Prime Ministers and senior military officers of Canada, Newfoundland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa which took place on the margins of the coronation of King George V. At this conclave, Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Gray made clear that Germany was a potential enemy and that Great Britain would probably not stand aside in a continental war.

1914-1918 – An Eyewitness to War

1914-1918 – An Eyewitness to War1914-1918 - An Eyewitness to War by Bob Carruthers
ISBN: 9781781581346
on June 15th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Veterans, Essays, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 300

Len's Summary: A collection of essays from the participants. -- Four recollections from primary sources reflecting little-known aspects of the conflict.

An Improbable War? The Outbreak of World War I and European Political Culture before 1914

An Improbable War? The Outbreak of World War I and European Political Culture before 1914An Improbable War? The Outbreak of World War I and European Political Culture before 1914 by Holger Afflerbach, David Stevenson
ISBN: 9780857453105
Published by Berghahn Books on January 1st 2012
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Essays
Pages: 365

Len's Summary: Essays provide a new look at cause and effect. First published in hard cover in 2007. -- A valuable addition to the debate on the causes on The Great War. // A new scholarly look at causes of The Great War edited by the author of Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe 1904-1914, Oxford, 1996.

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to MemoirsThe Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs by Brian Douglas Tennyson
ISBN: 9780810886797
Published by Rowman & Littlefield on May 1st 2013
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, World War I, Veterans, Reference, Essays, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 594

Len's Summary: Catalogs the writings of ordinary Canadians among the 600 thousand men and women who served.

The Great War and Veterans’ Internationalism

The Great War and Veterans’ InternationalismThe Great War and Veterans’ Internationalism by Julia Eichenberg, John Paul Newman
ISBN: 9781137281623
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on November 20th 2013
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Veterans, World, Essays, Social History
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: A collection of essays presenting portraits of the ex-soldiers and women who banded to together in a world-wide network aimed at defending their rights, families, and their commitment to peace.