The First World War

Makes available primary and secondary material, case studies, and visual resources for the study of the First World War. Materials are divided into three thematic areas: “Personal Experiences,” “Propaganda and Recruitment,” and “Visual Perspectives and Narratives.” Each of these thematic areas is supported by several different essays (topics from women in the war to patriotic rallys, to life on the homefront, etc.) written by scholars in the field. Case studies of particular aspects of these themes (from topics such as the air war and propaganda, to individuals and related events such as T.E. Lawrence or the Easter Rising, to potrayals of war in photography and art. There are also oral histories, interactive maps arranged as links on a timeline; a chronology, and a useful glossary of the “Great War.” Primary Source. Adam Matthews.

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Trial expires on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.