European Culture in the Great War: The Arts, Entertainment and Propaganda, 1914-1918 / Edition 1

European Culture in the Great War: The Arts, Entertainment and Propaganda, 1914-1918 / Edition 1

by Aviel Roshwald, Richard Stites
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521013240

ISBN-13: 9780521013246

Pub. Date: 08/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The First World War is commonly referred to as an historical watershed, and the nature of that great cataclysm's impact upon European society and culture remains a hotly debated topic. This book is a comparative study, with a broad coverage, enhanced by its interactive treatment of high culture, popular culture, and propaganda.  See more details below

Overview

The First World War is commonly referred to as an historical watershed, and the nature of that great cataclysm's impact upon European society and culture remains a hotly debated topic. This book is a comparative study, with a broad coverage, enhanced by its interactive treatment of high culture, popular culture, and propaganda.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521013246
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2014
Series:
Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Days and nights in wartime Russia Richard Stites; 2. German culture in the Great War Peter Jelavich; 3. Culture in Poland during World War I Harold B. Segel; 4. Jewish cultural identity in Eastern and central Europe during the Great War Aviel Roshwald; 5. The tragic carnival: Austrian culture in the First World War Steven Beller; 6. Ambivalent patriots: Czech culture in the Great War Claire Nolte; 7. Culture in Hungary during World War I Joseph Held; 8. Culture in the south Slavic lands, 1914–18 Andrew Wachtel; 9. Between apology and denial: Bulgarian culture during World War I Evelina Kelbetcheva; 10. Romania: war, occupation, liberation Maria Bucur; 11. Occupation, propaganda, and the idea of Belgium Sophie de Schaepdrijver; 12. Cultural life in France, 1914–18 Marc Ferro; 13. The impact of World War I on Italian political culture Walter L. Adamson; 14. Popular culture in wartime Britain Jay Winter; Conclusion.

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