Empires, Soldiers and Citizens A World War I Sourcebook

ISBN-10: 0470655836
ISBN-13: 9780470655832
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Description: Empires, Soldiers and Citizens 2/e offers a vivid range of eyewitness perspectives – from female munitions workers to Indian troops in France – which explore the social, cultural, and military dimensions of World War I. This updated edition includes  More...

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Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Empires, Soldiers and Citizens 2/e offers a vivid range of eyewitness perspectives – from female munitions workers to Indian troops in France – which explore the social, cultural, and military dimensions of World War I. This updated edition includes added material to reflect the very latest historical thinking. The second edition combines documents and themes that have proven successful in the first edition with new sources and topics that are currently at the forefront of historical debate and researchNow features 59 new documents  which illustrate the imperial dimensions of the conflict and to broaden the coverage of  "war culture" and developments in Eastern EuropeDocuments have been included which pay particular attention to the experiences and perspectives of ordinary people, whose voices are often underrepresented in broad accountsThe bibliography has been expanded and completely updated, complemented by a new series of maps and illustrations

List of Maps
Chronology
Preface
The Mood of 1914
War Comes to France
A Nation Suddenly United
We Shall Be without Fear
On the Way to the Front
Russia: For the Tsar and Motherland
The View from St. Petersburg
Russia’s Popular Mood
Germany: For the Kaiser and Fatherland
A Just War against England
The Socialist Alternative
German Socialists Support the War
Thoughts on Mobilization
Britain and the Empire Mobilize
Popular Hysteria
Recruiting for War
A British Student in Arms
A Canadian Clergyman at War
The View from the Cameroons
War on the Western Front
Adapting to Trench Warfare
Life Different as Possible
The Attack
War is Like a Big Picnic
All the World Over a Boy is a Boy, a Mother a Mother
War Diary of the Seaforth Highlanders
A Working Party
A Canadian in the Trenches
Report on the Afternoon’s Actions
Indian Units in France
Commitment, Duty or Disillusion: German Students Assess the War
The Readiness to Make a Sacrifice
My Life is no Longer My Own
I Look upon Death and Call upon Life
Here One becomes another Man
Copse 125
Humor and Morale
War
Ten German Pioneers
Rats
War to the East and South
The Eastern Front
Tannenberg
Bad Things are Good Things under Adverse Circumstances
Not a Beaten Army
The Russian Turmoil
War in the East
Serbia’s War
The Army behind Barbed Wire
Among Prisoners of War
War in the Mediterranean
The Italian Front
Gallipoli
The ANZAC Experience
The Turkish Defense
Palestine Campaigns
Africa and Asia
The Use of Native Troops
A Doctor in Damaraland
Petition to King George V
The Fall of Tsingtao
Japan’s Twenty-One Demands
Combat in the Machine Age
Technology and the Battlefield
The Dominance of the Machine Gun
Gas Warfare
Gas at the Front
Tanks at Ypres
Shell Shock
Picture of Desolation
The Naval War
Battle at Sea
Rusting at Anchor
Jutland
Adventures of the U-202
The Aerial War
Zeppelin
Air Raids
The Importance of the Airplane
A Superior Pilot
In the Clouds above Baghdad
Mobilizing the Home Front
The State
The War and British Liberties
The State as the Supreme God
Germany’s Government at War
Censorship
War, Prostitution, and Venereal Disease in Germany
The Russian State
Russian Education
The Economy
Economic Exhaustion in Southeastern Europe
Germany’s Food Supply
A Bremen Family’s Suffering
No Meat in Berlin
Workers’ Diets
Practicing Strict Economy
Women
Women at Work
A New Role for Women?
Women at Munition Making
Women’s National Service in Germany
Keep Your Eyes Open
We will Need the Woman as Spouse and Mother
Something Disturbing about Female Labour
A Woman in the Service of the Tsar
Bitter Wounds
Whose Nation?
Duty, Sacrifice and Morality
The New Patriotism
War Profits
You are More Prone to Hatred
A Scandalous Trial
Religion
The Sacred Union in France
A British Clergyman at the Front
The Religion of the Inarticulate
Spiritual Consciousness
A German Rabbi in the Field
Russian Jews Demand End to Discrimination
Race and Ethnicity
Ethnic Minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire
The Fate of Turkey’s Armenians
War and the “Colour Bar”
German Subversion in London
War of Ideas
Britain’s Destiny and Duty
Manifesto of German University Professors
Alleged German Outrages
Explaining German Atrocities
Propaganda
Dissent, Mutiny and Revolution
The Cost of Conscience
Is War Incompatible with Right?
Britain’s Parliament Debates Conscientious Objection
Pacifism—A Political Crime?
Authority Challenged
Working-Class Resistance in Britain
Strikes in Britain
The French Mutinies
A Socialist Appeal to Workers
A Warning from the SPD
Mutiny and Revolution in the German Fleet
The Case for India
Rebellion in Ireland
Revolution in Russia
Lenin’s View of the War
Stupidity or Treason?
Upheaval in Petrograd and in the Army
Revolution at the Front
Legacies
War Cemeteries
The Dead
Canadian War Memorials
Local War Museums
Spiritualism
The Sacred Work
Training the Disabled
The Lost Generation
French Veterans’ Appeal
An African Veteran Reflects
Africa Petitions Britain’s King
Source References
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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