The Long Shadow: The Great War and the Twentieth Century

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In Britain we have lost touch with the Great War. Our overriding sense now is of a meaningless, futile bloodbath in the mud of Flanders -- of young men whose lives were cut off in their prime for no evident purpose. But by reducing the conflict to personal tragedies, however moving, we have lost the big picture: the history has been distilled into poetry. In TheLong Shadow, critically acclaimed author David Reynolds seeks to redress the balance by exploring the true impact of 1914-18 on the 20th century. Some of the Great ...

The Long Shadow: The Great War and the Twentieth Century 2014, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780857206374

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The Long Shadow: The Great War and the Twentieth Century 2013, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780857206350

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