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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Horne, John. "German atrocities, 1914: fact fantasy or fabrication," History Today (4/02).

Koven, Seth. "Remembering & dismemberment: crippled children, wounded soldiers & the Great War in Great Britain," American Historical Review 99,4 (1994):1167-1202.

Mueller, John. "Changing attitudes toward war: the impact of the First World War," British Journal of Political Science 21 (1991):1-28.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Allen, Hervey. Toward the Flame: A Diary of World War I (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2003).

Atherton, Gertrude F.H. The Living Present: The Work of French Women in War Time (NY: A.L. Burt, 1917).

Audoin-Rouzeau, Stephane. L'enfant de l'ennemi, 1914-1918: viol, avortement, infanticide pendant la Grande Guerre (Paris: Aubier, 1995).

Blatch, Harriot. Mobilizing Woman-Power [1918] (Englewood NJ: J.S. Ozer, 1974).

Bravo, Anna. Donne e uomini nelle guerre mondiali (Roma: Laterza, 1991).

Braybon, Gail & Penny Summerfield. Out of the Cage: Women's Experiences in Two World Wars (NY: Pandora, 1987).

__________. Women Workers in the First World War (NY: Routledge, 1989).

Condell, Diana & Jean Liddiard. Working for Victory? Images of Women in the First World War, 1914-1918 (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987).

Constantine, Stephen (ed.) The First World War in British History (NY: Oxford, 1995).

Culleton, Claire A. Working Class Culture, Women, & Britain, 1914-1921 (NY: St. Martin's, 2000).

Daniel, Ute. The War from Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War (NY: Berg, 1997).

Ferguson, Niall. The Pity of War. Explaining World War I (NY: Basic Books, 1999).

Fussell, Paul. The Great War & Modern Memory [1975] (NY: Oxford, 2000).

Gavin, Lettie. American Women in World War I: They Also Served (Niwot CO: U. Press of Colorado, 1997).

Goldman, Dorothy with Jane Gledhill & Judith Hattaway. Women Writers & the Great War (NY: Twayne, 1995).

Grayzel, Susan R. Women's Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood & Politics in Britain & France during the First World War (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1999).

Greedwald, Maurine W. Women, War, & Work: the Impact of World War I on Women in the US (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1980).

Herwig, Holger H. The First World War: Germany & Austria-Hungrary 1914-1918 (NY: Oxford, 1996).

Higonnet, Margaret Randolph et al. (eds.) Behind the Lines: Gender & the Two World Wars (New Haven: Yale, 1987).

Horne, Alistair. The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 [1962] (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978).

Jesse, F. Tennyson. The Sword of Deborah: First-Hand Impressions of the British Women's Army in France (London: Heinemann, 1919).

Kennedy, David M. Over There: The First World War & American Society (NY: Oxford, 1980).

Kennedy, Kathleen. Disloyal Mothers & Scurrilous Citizens: Women & Subversion during World War I (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1999).

King, Olive. One Woman at War: Letters of Olive King, 1915-1920 (Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne U, 1986).

Kitchen, Martin. The German Offensives of 1918 (London: Tempus, 2001).

Klein, Yvonne M. (ed.) Beyond the Home Front: Women's Autobiographical Writing of the Two World Wars (NY: NYU, 1997).

Krippner, Monica. The Quality of Mercy: Women at War, Serbia 1915-1918 (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1980).

Kuhlman, Erika A. Petticoats & White Feathers: Gender Conformity, Race, the Progressive Peace Movement, & the Debate over War, 1895-1919 (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1997).

Lee, David D. Sergeant York: An American Hero (Lexington: U. of Kentucky, 1985). God-fearing, peaceable Tennesseean draftee becomes a soldier in Argonne forest.

Macmillan, Margaret. Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 & Its Attempt to End War (London: John Murray, 2001).

__________. Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2003).

Marwick, Arthur. Women at War, 1914-1918 (London: Croom Helm, 1977).

Massie, Robert K. Dreadnought: Britain, Germany & the Coming of the Great War (NY: Ballantine, 1992).

MacMillan, Margaret. Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World (NY: Random House, 2003).

Mitchell, David J. Monstrous Regiment: The Story of the Women of the First World War (NY: MacMillan, 1965).

Mosse, George L. Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (NY: Oxford, 1990).

Neiberg, Michael S. Fighting the Great War: A Global History (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 2005).

Ouditt, Sharon. Fighting Forces, Writing Women: Identity & Ideology in the First World War (NY: Routledge, 1994).

Ousby, Ian. The Road to Verdun: World War I's Most Momentous Battle & the Folly of Nationalism (NY: Doubleday, 2002).

Paris, Michael (ed.) The First World War & Popular Cinema (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 2000).

Quinn, Patrick J. & Stephen Trout (eds) The Literture of the Great War Reconsidered: Beyond Modern Memory (NY: Palgrave, 2001).

Roberts, Barbara Ann. "Why do Women do Nothing to End the War?: Canadian Feminist-Pacifists & the Great War (Ottawa: CRIAW/ICREF, 1985).

Roberts, Mary Louise. Civilization without Sexes: Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927 (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1994).

Robbins, Keith. The First World War (NY: Oxford, 1985).

Schneider, Dorothy & Carl J. Schneider. Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I (NY: Viking, 1991).

Sibley, David. The British Working Class & Enthusiasm for War, 1914-1916 (London: Frank Cass, 2005).

Smith, Leonard (ed.) France & the Great War: 1914-1918 (NY: Cambridge, 2003).

Stevenson, David. Armaments & the Coming of War Europe, 1904-1914 (NY: Oxford, 1996).

Strachan, Hew (ed.) The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War (NY: Oxford, 1999).

Terriberry, Gladys. Diary of Gladys Terriberry: American Army Nurse, France, 1918 (ed. David J. Riley; New Brunswick NJ, 1998).

Thebaud, Françoise. La femme au temps de la Guerre de 14 (Paris: Stock, 1986).

Thom, Deborah. Nice Girls & Rude Girls: Women Workers in World War I (NY: I.B. Tauris, 1998).

Thomas, Gill. Life On All Fronts: Women in the First World War (NY: Cambridge, 1989).

Tooley, Hunt. The Western Front: Battleground & Home Front in the First World War (NY: Palgrave, 2003).

Travers, Tim. Gallipoli 1915 (London: Tempus, 2001). On the abortive & costly Allied attempt to invade Turkey, with material from Turkish archives.

Tuchman, Barbara W. The Zimmerman Telegram (NY: Ballantine, 1986). Germans offer Mexico in 1917 to return territories lost to US if they'll join Germany in invading US.

__________. The Guns of August (NY: Ballantine, 1994). Events of August, 1914 on the eve of World War I.

Wall, Richard & Jay Winter (eds.) The Upheaval of War: Family, Work, & Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918 (NY: Cambridge, 1988).

Webster, Donovan. Aftermath: The Remnants of War (NY: Pantheon, 1996).

Welch, David. Germany, Propaganda, & Total War, 1914-1918 (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 2000).

Wiltsher, Anne. Most Dangerous Women: Feminist Peace Campaigners of the Great War (Boston: Pandora, 1985).

Winter, Jay. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (Cambridge: Cambridge U, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

Barker, Pat. Regeneration (NY: Viking, 1991).

Brittain, Vera. Testament of Youth [1933] (?: Wideview, 1980). British nurse's memoir.

Hasek, Jaroslav. The Good Soldier Svejk & His Fortunes in the World War [1921] (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1994). Widely popular comic novel about the adventures of a Czech soldier shanghaied into Austro-Hungarian Army

Higonnet, Margaret R. Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I (NY: Plume, 1999).

Japrisot, Sebastien. A Very Long Engagement (NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1993).

Ouditt, Sharon. Women Writers of the First World War: An Annotated Bibliography (NY: Routledge, 2000).

Remarque, Erich Maria. All Quiet on the Western Front [1929] (London: Jonathan Cape, 1994).

Wetherell, W.D. A Century of November (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 2004). 1918 Spanish flu & wreckage of war.

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Byles, Joan Montgomery. War, Women & Poetry, 1914-1945: British & German Writers & Activists (Newark DE: U. Delaware, 1995).

Khan, Nosheen. Women's Poetry of the First World War (Lexington KY: U. Kentucky, 1988).

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

"Christmas in the Trenches," On John McCutcheon

Film & Video

"All Quiet on the Western Front" [1930], dir. Lewis Milestone, 130m. In video stores. Classic anti-war film based on Remarque novel.

"All Quiet on the Western Front" [1988], dir. Delbert Mann, 128m. In video stores.

"Gallipoli" [1981], dir. Peter Weir, 111m. In video stores. Bloody British/Australian attack on Ottoman Empire in 1915.

"Paths of Glory" [1957], dir. Stanley Kubrick, 86m. In video stores. French military discipline goes amok in trenches.

"Sergeant York" [1941], dir. Howard Hawks, 134m. In video stores. Appalachian mountain sharpshooter, drafted despite claim to be a pacifist, becomes war hero on European front.

"Uomini Contro [Many Wars Ago]" [1970], dir. Francesco Rosi, 100m. Insanity of war on Italo-Austrian frontier.

"A Very Long Engagement (Un long dimanche de fiançailes)" [2004], dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 134m. In video stores. Anti-war film based on Japrisot novel.



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