First World War Products

  • A History of Modern Germany

    1871 to Present, 8th Edition

    By Dietrich Orlow

    A History of Modern Germany is a well-established text that presents a balanced survey of the last 150 years of German history, stretching from nineteenth-century imperial Germany, through political division and reunification, and into the present day. Beginning in the early 1870s and covering…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 

  • Rise and Fall of British Crusader Medievalism, c.1825–1945

    By Mike Horswell

    This book investigates the uses of crusader medievalism – the memory of the crusades and crusading rhetoric and imagery – in Britain, from Walter Scott’s The Talisman (1825) to the end of the Second World War. It seeks to understand why and when the crusades and crusading were popular, how they…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Advances in Crusades Research

  • Manufacturing and the Great War

    By Wayne Osborne

    Prior to 1914, wars had been comparatively small affairs using relatively small amounts of military supplies and, despite warnings, British industry and government initially failed to grasp the scale of the war with demand for munitions soon outstripping supply. This book chronicles the build-up of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Media and the Empire

    Edited by Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Donal P. McCracken

    This volume on print and broadcast media in the 19th and 20th centuries highlights the pivotal role that the media played in the establishment and maintenance of imperial power. The media bolstered both the ideological and financial objectives of the empire in a myriad of overt, covert, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 

  • Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914

    The Eye on War

    Edited by Ann Murray

    This collection provides a transnational, interdisciplinary perspective on artistic responses to war from 1914 to the present, analysing a broad selection of the rich, complex body of work which has emerged in response to conflicts since the Great War. Many of the creators examined here embody the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Germans as Minorities during the First World War

    A Global Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Panikos Panayi

    Offering a global comparative perspective on the relationship between German minorities and the majority populations amongst which they found themselves during the First World War, this collection addresses how ’public opinion’ (the press, parliament and ordinary citizens) reacted towards Germans…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

  • Society, Culture and Opera in Florence, 1814-1830

    Dilettantes in an "Earthly Paradise"

    By Aubrey S. Garlington

    Following the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, an event that signalled an end to nearly fourteen years of French domination, Florence seemed to enter a new cultural 'golden age' and by 1824 was described as 'an Earthly Paradise' by the political and liberal writer, Pietro Giordano. Politically,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21

  • Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain

    Edited by Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Around 250,000 Belgian refugees who fled the German invasion spent the First World War in Britain – the largest refugee presence Britain has ever witnessed. Welcomed in a wave of humanitarian sympathy for ‘Poor Little Belgium’, within a few months Belgian exiles were pushed off the front pages of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12

  • Eric Bogle, Music and the Great War

    'An Old Man's Tears'

    By Michael J. K. Walsh

    Eric Bogle has written many iconic songs that deal with the futility and waste of war. Two of these in particular, ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ and ‘No Man’s Land (a.k.a. The Green Fields of France)’, have been recorded numerous times in a dozen or more languages indicating the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926

    By Shannon Monaghan

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the victorious powers – more or less liberal democracies – argued that democracy would bring peace to Europe because this was the only effective way for legitimate states, with governments based on the consent of the governed, to be organized. What the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • 1916 in Global Context

    An anti-Imperial moment

    Edited by Enrico Dal Lago, Róisín Healy, Gearóid Barry

    The year 1916 has recently been identified as "a tipping point for the intensification of protests, riots, uprisings and even revolutions." Many of these constituted a challenge to the international pre-war order of empires, and thus collectively represent a global anti-imperial moment, which was…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War

    Determining the Fate of Britain’s and New Zealand’s Conscripts

    By David Littlewood

    While a plethora of studies have discussed why so many men decided to volunteer for the army during the Great War, the experiences of those who were called up under conscription have received relatively little scrutiny. Even when the implementation of the respective Military Service Acts has been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

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