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Author Hochschild, Adam, author.

Title To end all wars : a story of loyalty and rebellion, 1914-1918 / Adam Hochschild.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

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 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  940.341 H657t 2011    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xx, 448 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
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Summary World War I stands as one of history's most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation. In his riveting narrative, Hochschild brings it to life as never before while focusing on the long-ignored moral drama of the war's critics, alongside its generals and heroes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-422) and index.
Contents Introduction : clash of dreams -- Dramatis personae. Brother and sister -- A man of no illusions -- A clergyman's daughter -- Holy warriors -- Boy miner -- On the eve -- 1914. A strange light -- As swimmers into cleanness leaping -- The God of Right will watch the fight -- 1915. This isn't war -- In the thick of it -- Not this tide -- 1916. We regret nothing -- God, God, where's the rest of the boys? -- Casting away arms -- 1917. Between the lion's jaws -- The world is my country -- Drowning on land -- Please don't die -- 1918. Backs to the wall -- There are more dead than living now -- Exeunt omnes. The devil's own hand -- An imaginary cemetery.
Awards Dayton Literary Peace Prize non-fiction winner, 2012.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Loyalty -- Case studies.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Psychological aspects.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Militarism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Pacifism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Pacifism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Soldiers. (OCoLC)fst01125233
Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01354981
Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01354086
Pacifism. (OCoLC)fst01050108
Militarism. (OCoLC)fst01020839
Loyalty. (OCoLC)fst01003283
Ethics. (OCoLC)fst00915833
Conscientious objectors. (OCoLC)fst00875431
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Loyalty -- Case studies.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Psychological aspects.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Ethical aspects.
Military policy -- Great Britain -- History.
Pacifism -- Great Britain -- History.
World War (1914-1918) (OCoLC)fst01180746
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Biographies.
Case studies.
ISBN 9780618758289
0618758283
9780547750316
0547750315

 
    
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