The University at War, 1914-25: Britain, France, and the United States

The University at War, 1914-25: Britain, France, and the United States

by T. Irish

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349488698
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Tomás Irish is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for War Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: MOBILIZING FOR WAR 1. The University Goes to War 2. The Application of Specialist Knowledge 3. War at the University PART II: THE CONSEQUENCES OF MOBILIZATION 4. Toward Cultural Alliance 5. The Organizational Challenges of War 6. Fashioning an Expert Peace PART III: LEGACY 7. Returning to Normal? 8. Internationalism after the War, 1918-25 Conclusion Bibliography

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"This book is an excellent account of the mobilization of British, French, and American universities in war and peace. It is a major contribution to the cultural history of the 1914-18 conflict and its aftermath." - Jay Winter, Yale University, USA

"The Great War, we are constantly reminded, was above all a war of brains as well as bravery. In this vast international struggle, universities around the world were mobilized. In this much-needed comparison of Allied and American universities, Dr Irish reveals the depth and direction of the role of the university in the Great War, and explores the tensions that have threatened to fracture the future of internationalism. It is a compelling story, and one that should find a place on every scholar's shelves." - Roy MacLeod, University of Sydney, Australia

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