Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914-1919 / Edition 1

Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914-1919 / Edition 1

by Jay Winter, Jean-Louis Robert
     
 

One of the few interdisciplinary studies of wartime available and a model for research in social history.See more details below

Overview

One of the few interdisciplinary studies of wartime available and a model for research in social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521668149
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
644
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Jay Winter is Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University. He is a specialist on the First World War and its impact on the 20th century. His numerous publications include 1914-1918. The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1998), and, with Antoine Prost, The Great War in History: Debates and Controversies, 1914 to the Present (2006).

Jean-Louis Robert is Emeritus Professor of History at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has edited, with Jay Winter, Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914-1919 (1997) and with Antoine Prost and Chris Wrigley, The Emergence of European Trade Unionism (2004).

Table of Contents

Part I. Premises: 1. Paris, London, Berlin, 1914–1919: capital cities at war Jay Winter; 2. Paris, London, Berlin on the eve of the war Jean-Louis Robert; Part II. The Social Relations of Sacrifice: 3. Lost generations: the impact of military casualties on Paris, London and Berlin Adrian Gregory; 4. The image of the profiteer Jean-Louis Robert; Part III. The Social Relations of Labour: 5. The transition to war in 1914 Jon Lawrence; 6. Labour market and industrial mobilization, 1915–1917 Thierry Bonzon; 7. The transition to peace, 1918–1919 Joshua Cole; Part IV. The Social Relations of Incomes: 8. Material pressures on the middle classes 1914–1918 Jon Lawrence; 9. Wages and purchasing power Jonathan Manning; 10. Transfer payments and social policy Thierry Bonzon; Part V. The Social Relations of Consumption: 11. Feeding the cities Thierry Bonzon; 12. Surviving the war: life expectation, illness, and mortality rates in Paris, London, and Berlin, 1914–1919: coal and the metropolis Armin Triebel; 13. Housing Susanna Magri; Part VI. Urban Demography in Wartime: 14. The 'other war' I: protecting public health Catherine Rollet; 15. The 'other war' II: setbacks in public health Catherine Rollet; 16. Surviving the war Jay Winter; 17. Conclusion: towards a social history of capital cities at war Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert; Statistical appendices; Tables; Bibliography.

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >