Tag Archives: Gary Sheffield

On Niall Ferguson

A 9PM GMT, the BBC aired The Pity of War with Niall Ferguson. The page for the show is here.  At this posting, the full hour thirty minute show is not available, nor the series of video clips. After the … Continue reading

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British Library debate on the First World War, 2/24/2014

On February 24, the British Library kicked off the centenary of the beginning of the Great War by sponsoring a debate. Participating were Gary Sheffield, Annika Mombauer, Dan Todman, and Neil Faulkner . "The First World War: The Debate" video now … Continue reading

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Oh What a Lovely War? First World War Anniversary Lectures

Great news! The University of Oxford has made its First World War Anniversary Lectures available online as podcasts. Oh What a Lovely War?'. The first of @ChCh_Oxford's #WW1 Anniversary lectures now freely available online: http://t.co/OC1ykUCIPH — RunCoCo project (@RunCoCo) February … Continue reading

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The Meaning of the Great War

When I taught the Great War last, I spent quite a bit of time (3 weeks) discussing its origins and the descent into war subsequent to the assassination in Sarajevo. My treatment of the Meaning of the War was lacking. … Continue reading

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