Readership: Students and lecturers in history and cultural studies; anyone interested in the history of violence and warfare
Alan Kramer, Professor in History, Trinity College, Dublin
Review(s) from previous edition"This stimulating, scholarly and shrewd book is as rich in original ideas and accounts of unfamiliar aspects of World War I as it is energetic in its revisionism. - New York Times Book Review
"This stimulating, scholarly and shrewd book is as rich in original ideas as it is energetic in its revisionism." - Simon Sebag-Montefiore, New York Times Review of Books
"A sobering book with a bleak message, but one that needs to be heard." - Malcolm Brown, BBC History Magazine.
"No serious student of the history of the twentieth century can afford to ignore this book." - Jay Winter, author of 'Remembering War'
1: The Burning of Louvain
2: The Radicalization of Warfare
3: The Warriors
4: German Singularity?
5: Culture and War
6: Trench Warfare and its Consequences
7: War, bodies, and minds
8: Victory or trauma?