Under Siege: Portraits of Civilian Life in France during World War I

Under Siege: Portraits of Civilian Life in France during World War I

by Robert J. Young
     
 

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A collection of 130 excerpts from leading American and Canadian newspapers, written by Paris-based journalists, providing a portrait of life behind the battle lines in WWI France. Articles record eyewitness testimony of Paris under aerial bombardment, describe living conditions, and depict ordinary people and their struggles to cope during war time. Includes an

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A collection of 130 excerpts from leading American and Canadian newspapers, written by Paris-based journalists, providing a portrait of life behind the battle lines in WWI France. Articles record eyewitness testimony of Paris under aerial bombardment, describe living conditions, and depict ordinary people and their struggles to cope during war time. Includes an introduction and epilogue on attitudes and social conditions of the period, plus biographical notes on contributors and b&w maps of northern France. Young teaches history at the University of Winnipeg. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571811325
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
55.00(w) x 85.00(h) x 5.00(d)

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