What remains unlearned from the First World War

Perspectives of peace advocates, other civil society groups and women were dismissed at the time and continue to be under-represented in mainstream histories.

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The National War Memorial in Ottawa. Since 1918, at least 25,000 books and articles have been written on the First World War, says Roy Culpeper.
Roy Culpeper
Published: Tuesday, 08/26/2014 12:38 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 09/04/2014 10:03 am EDT

Much has been said, in this centenary year, about the First World War. The print and electronic media have offered up a surfeit of op-eds, documentaries, reminiscences and analyses of the war and its innumerable consequences for the world down to our own day. In fact, since 1918, at least 25,000 books and articles have been written on the so-called Great War.

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