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Discontinued posting

I have (sadly) discontinued posting to this blog. My department has decided that it does not believe in online learning, hence the rationale for devoting time to it no longer holds. I will post occasional cross-references from my Western Civ … Continue reading

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The Stab-in-the-Back

This week I received my author’s copy of The Stab-in-the-Back Myth and the Fall of the Weimar Republic in the mail. Bloomsbury Press has done an excellent job. The documents are clearly set out within the text and the visual … Continue reading

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You might find this interesting

The National Library of Scotland has posted a collection of British First World War Trench Maps. This is really fascinating stuff. I am adding a link in the right menu column under Maps. HT to Otto Vervaart and digital1418

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So it begins …

100 Years ago today, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. The train of events set in motion at Sarajevo left the station.

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Off to Vienna!

I am flying out tomorrow (Easter) for the European Social Science History Association conference in Vienna. I’ll be pretty busy conferencing, sitting in cafés or out in the evening for some culture, but I plan to get to the Military History Museum and see what … Continue reading

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André Jeunet Collection – A French Soldier in World War 1 (via digital1418)

The digital collection André Jeunet Collection – A French soldier in World War I has been created by the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. André Jeunet was a French soldier who fought at the front in France, in particular near the Somme … Continue reading

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