Category Archives: Great War

Stab-in-the-Back manuscript to publisher!

This evening I sent the text of The Stab-in-the-Back Myth. A History in Documents and Visual Sources off to Bloomsbury Press. In cooperation with Mark Sadler (my friend and former Honors student), I have been working diligently on it for the … Continue reading

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I love Amazon for Christmas! Meine Gattin bought me two doorstops: Alan Watson, Ring of Steel and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin, Paradoxes of Power. I have already dipped into a library copy of Watson and almost wish that I hadn’t. Prepping … Continue reading

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British Library debate on the First World War, 2/24/2014

On February 24, the British Library kicked off the centenary of the beginning of the Great War by sponsoring a debate. Participating were Gary Sheffield, Annika Mombauer, Dan Todman, and Neil Faulkner . "The First World War: The Debate" video now online at /via … Continue reading

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The British Library opens a new website on the Great War

New British Library World War One webpages are now live! via @sharethis — BL European (@BL_European) January 30, 2014

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Preparing for the Great War

I am preparing to teach an online course on World War I – the Great War – fall semester 2014. Books, especially on the July Crisis, are coming fast and furious, so its no easy task. Thankfully, R.J.W Evans has … Continue reading

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