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The long shadow : the legacies of the Great War in the twentieth century / David Reynolds.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780393088632
  • ISBN: 0393088634
  • Description: xxix, 514 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

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Current holds

1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 940.314/Reynolds (Text to phone) Checked out 11/12/2014
Beverly Main NEW D 523 .R43 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/06/2014
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction D 523 .R43 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 10/28/2014
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 940.314 REYNOLDS 2014 (Text to phone) On holds shelf -
Middlesex - Lowell Campus New On Order 175385 [MCC only] (Text to phone) In process -
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW D 523 .R43 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 10/23/2014
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 940.3/REYNOLDS (Text to phone) Checked out 11/07/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Legacies. Nations -- Democracy -- Empire -- Capitalism -- Civilization -- Peace -- Refractions. Again -- Evil -- Generations -- Tommies -- Remembrance -- Conclusion. Long shadow.
Summary: One of the most violent conflicts in the history of civilization, World War I has been strangely forgotten in American culture. It has become a ghostly war fought in a haze of memory, often seen merely as a distant preamble to World War II. In The Long Shadow critically acclaimed historian David Reynolds seeks to broaden our vision by assessing the impact of the Great War across the twentieth century.

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