Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War

Forgotten Lunatics of the Great WarForgotten Lunatics of the Great War by Peter Barham
ISBN: 0300125119
Published by Yale University Press on August 21st 2007
Genres: Great Britain, Medical, Psychology
Pages: 464

Len's Summary: Shell shock and its treatment; UK government reactions and public acceptance; written by a psychologist.

The Somme

The SommeThe Somme by Robin Prior, Trevor Wilson
ISBN: 0300106947
Published by Yale University Press on May 11th 2005
Genres: France, Military
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: From two established Australian historians, authors of the well-received 1996 work Passchendaele: The Untold Story (Yale 1996) about the Third Battle of Ypres and Command on the Western Front: the Military Career of Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1914-1918 (Pen & Sword, 2004) based on the diaries of one of the BEF's best army commanders.

Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the 20th Century

Remembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the 20th CenturyRemembering War: The Great War between Memory and History in the 20th Century by J. M. Winter
ISBN: 9780300110685
Published by Yale University Press on 2006
Genres: Military, Social History, Great Britain
Pages: 340

Len's Summary: Another in a series of social histories by prolific social historian Jay Winter about how war is remembered in Great Britain.

Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House

Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. HouseWoodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House by Godfrey Hodgson
ISBN: 9780300092691
Published by Yale University Press Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Political Science, International Relations, Diplomacy, United States
Pages: 335

Len's Summary: An important new biography of Wilson's alter ego and roving diplomatic emissary. How a Texas pol made to the center of the national and international political stages.

The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918

The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918 by Birger Stichelbaut
ISBN: 030019658X
Published by Yale University Press on February 11th 2014
Genres: Military, Photography
Pages: 396

Len's Summary: A photographic history of the war as seen from the air researched from British, Belgian, German and US archives.

The Great War for Peace

The Great War for PeaceThe Great War for Peace by William Mulligan
ISBN: 9780300173772
Published by Yale University Press on May 27th 2014
Genres: Military, Political Science
Pages: 456

Len's Summary: Finds the Great War’s legacy to be the creation of intellectual, cultural, social and political anti-war movements focused on conflict resolution. Concepts of peace and global order arising Phoenix-like from the fires of war. Covers the 15-year period from the Moroccan Crisis of 1911 to the Locarno Pact of 1925. Three stars.

The Great War and the Twentieth Century

The Great War and the Twentieth CenturyThe Great War and the Twentieth Century by Jay Winter, Geoffrey Parker, Jay Murray Winter
ISBN: 0300081545
Published by Yale University Press on November 10th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 366

Len's Summary: Taken from a Yale University lecture series, this volume attempts to introduce recent scholarship on WWI drawing on both new historical approaches and newly-available Soviet archival materials. Heavy on traditional diplomatic issues.

Gallipoli: Attack from the Sea

Gallipoli: Attack from the SeaGallipoli: Attack from the Sea by Victor Rudenno
ISBN: 0300124406
Published by Yale University Press on July 8th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: An analysis of the strategy and actions of land, sea and air forces with particular emphasis on the naval aspects (including use of submarines) of the campaign.

History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks

History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the BolsheviksHistory's Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks by Sean McMeekin
ISBN: 9780300135589
Published by Yale University Press on December 16th 2008
Genres: History, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 302

Len's Summary: Exploring the final years of the Tzarist regime and the early years of Bolshevism with WWI as the backdrop.

Above the Battlefield: Modernism and the Peace Movement in Britain, 1900-1918

Above the Battlefield: Modernism and the Peace Movement in Britain, 1900-1918Above the Battlefield: Modernism and the Peace Movement in Britain, 1900-1918 by Grace Brockington
ISBN: 9780300151954
Published by Yale University Press on March 8th 2011
Genres: Art, Criticism & Theory, History
Pages: 264

Len's Summary: Examines the role of writers and artists in the secular peace movement in Great Britain.

Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin

Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael LemkinTotally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin by Raphael Lemkin, Donna-Lee Frieze
ISBN: 9780300186963
Published by Yale University Press on June 24th 2013
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Political, Lawyers & Judges, Personal Memoirs, History, Holocaust, Law, International
Pages: 293

Len's Summary: Though not strictly speaking about WWI, this is the biography of the Polish lawyer who coined the term “genocide” (racial or religious murder) as a result of his study of the Armenian massacres of 1915. Thanks to Lemkin’s efforts, the United Nations in 1948 adopted the Convention the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

Gallipoli: The End of the Myth

Gallipoli: The End of the MythGallipoli: The End of the Myth by Robin Prior
ISBN: 0300168942
Published by Yale University Press on December 7th 2010
Genres: World War I, Battle History
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: An important reappraisal of the 1915 campaign. // Australian historian Pryor (author of excellent books on the Somme and Passchendale) examines in detail planning of the campaign and concludes that it was doomed from the start.

German Atrocities, 1914: A History of Denial

German Atrocities, 1914: A History of DenialGerman Atrocities, 1914 by John N. Horne, Alan Kramer
ISBN: 9780300107913
Published by Yale University Press on 2001
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 608

Len's Summary: Winner of the Fraenkel Prize for Contemporary History, this is a carefully researched, but densely drafted volume establishing that stories of German atrocities in Belgium and France were not just Entente propaganda. Winner of the 2002 Tomlinson Prize.