Not Only War: A Story of Two Great Conflicts

Not Only War: A Story of Two Great ConflictsNot Only War: A Story of Two Great Conflicts by Victor Daly
ISBN: 9780813929712
Published by University of Virginia Press on June 2nd 2010
Genres: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical
Pages: 103

Len's Summary: Dubbed by the publisher as the only WWI novel written by an African-American, Daly examines the impact of the Jim Crow color line on black officers in the segregated military. The reprint included three short stories by Daly.

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War: Reconsidering America’s Neutrality, 1914-1917

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War: Reconsidering America’s Neutrality, 1914-1917Woodrow Wilson and the Great War: Reconsidering America's Neutrality, 1914-1917 by Robert W. Tucker
ISBN: 0813926297
Published by University of Virginia Press on 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, 20th Century

Len's Summary: The author breaks with Arthur Link and others in asserting that Wilson should have combined strict neutrality with military preparedness. He also provides a useful analysis of the concept of neutrality in the pre-1914 international system.

The New Death: American Modernism and World War I

The New Death: American Modernism and World War IThe New Death: American Modernism and World War I by Pearl James
ISBN: 9780813934075
Published by University of Virginia Press on April 22nd 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Literary Criticism, American, General
Pages: 259

Len's Summary: The author explores the changing meaning of death in America following WWI through an examination of the writings of Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner among others.