How global was the First World War? ▶

How global was the First World War? ▶

In this public lecture, Professor Maartje Abbenhuis argues for the necessity of integrating the experiences and perspectives of neutral, non-belligerent and subject communities in the history of the First World War, which is still so often cast as ‘Europe’s War’....
What’s wrong with the Anzac mythology?

What’s wrong with the Anzac mythology?

By James Robins “In salvaging these stories of bloodshed and terror, heroism and humanity, we must pick apart the grand mythology which has smothered and replaced them.” A blue dawn broke over the hush, new light disputing the cool wash of lamp glow....
Broken survivors: With them through hell

Broken survivors: With them through hell

By Anna Rogers [W]ork . . . will be needed to care for the poor broken survivors . . . there will not be the excitement of preparing for a convoy of wounded, or of passing through a casualty clearing station the large numbers of recently wounded. There will not be the...