Re-visiting World War I
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This book discusses various aspects of World War I. It focuses on topics proposed by contributors resulting from their own research interests. Nevertheless, as a result of common efforts, re-visiting those chosen aspects of the Great War of 1914-1918 enables the presentation of a volume that shows the multidimensional nature and consequences of this turning point in the history of particular nations, if not all mankind. This book, if treated as an intellectual journey through several continents, shows that World War I was not exclusively Europe's war, and that it touched - in different ways - more parts of the globe than usually considered.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book discusses various aspects of World War I. It focuses on topics proposed by contributors resulting from their own research interests. Nevertheless, as a result of common efforts, re-visiting those chosen aspects of the Great War of 1914-1918 enables the presentation of a volume that shows the multidimensional nature and consequences of this turning point in the history of particular nations, if not all mankind. This book, if treated as an intellectual journey through several continents, shows that World War I was not exclusively Europe's war, and that it touched - in different ways - more parts of the globe than usually considered.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 267455
  • Neuausg.
  • Seitenzahl: 544
  • Erscheinungstermin: 22. März 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 151mm x 40mm
  • Gewicht: 790g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631674550
  • ISBN-10: 3631674554
  • Artikelnr.: 44695515
Autorenporträt
Jaroslaw Suchoples is Associate Professor at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, where he specialized in European studies, transnational late modern history and international relations. Stephanie James is adjunct researcher at the School of International Studies, Flinders University, Australia. Her research interests involve Irish-Australian history and the parallels between Irish- and German-Australians in terms of their identity.
Inhaltsangabe
Contents: Jaroslaw Suchoples/Stephanie James: Introduction - Stephanie James: "The Empire for the British. 'No Foreigners Need Apply'." German and Irish-Australian Encounters with "British Fair Play" during the Great War - Frank Dhont: Aspiring Modernity. Japan's Role in World War I - Frederik Rettig: The Politics and Consequences of Mobilising Overseas Service. Vietnamese Workers and Soldiers during and after World War I, 1915-2015 - Noraini Md. Yusof: Connecting Historical Dots. World War I and British Malaya - Mohd. Safar Hasim: Singapore's Sepoy Mutiny and the Beginning of Press Control in Malaya - Esmaeil Zeiny: From Neutrality to Its Infringement. Holomine in Persia during World War I - Helena P. Evans: From Noble to Nefarious. Changing Perceptions of the Arab Peoples as a Result of British Encounters in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Palestine, 1914-1918 - Arnd Bauerkämper: World War I in Twentieth-Century European History - Alessandro Salvador: Italian-Speaking Austrian POWs in Russia and the Italian Involvement in the Siberian Intervention 1918-1920 - Mika Suonpää: Images of Macedonia in Punch , 1912-1918 - Ismar Dedovic/Tea Sindbak Andersen: "To battle, go forth all heroes". World War I Memory as a Narrative Template in Yugoslavia and Serbia - Alexander Mionskowski: Authorities at War. The Public Opinion in Germany as a Major Concern of Austrian Poets between 1914 and 1916 - Tomas Sniegon: World War I and its Meanings in Czech and Slovak Societies - Marek Kornat: Europe's "Seminal Catastrophe" or the "Great Turning Point in the History of Mankind"? Deliberations on the Centennial of the Outbreak of the Great War from a Polish Perspective - Aleksei I. Miller: World War I and Identity Construction in Eastern Europe. The Competition between All-Russian and Ukrainian Nationalisms - Jaroslaw Suchoples: In the Peripheries of Europe, on the Outskirts of Petrograd. World War I and Finland, 1914-1919 - Jan Asmussen: Heligoland during the Great War. A Major Theatre of War That Never Was - Raimond Selke: "Painted history". The Art of George Grosz in post-World War I Berlin - Eberhard Demm: Censorship and Propaganda in World War I and Their Impact on Mass Indoctrination until Today - Jacques-Yves Mouton: The Trauma of World War I upon Breton Society and Its Impact in Breton-Speaking Literature - Jan M. Piskorski: Suicide or Comeback? Europe from 1914 to 2014 - Paul Cornelius: World War I and the Ethos of the American Frontier - Oliver Janz: The Long War.