Visions and Ideas of Europe during the First World War

Matthew D'Auria (Editor), Jan Vermeiren (Editor)

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Given the destruction and suffering caused by more than four years of industrialised warfare and economic hardship, scholars have tended to focus on the nationalism and hatred in the belligerent countries, holding that it led to a fundamental rupture of any sense of European commonality and unity. It is the central aim of this volume to correct this view and to highlight that many observers saw the conflict as a ‘European civil war’, and to discuss what this meant for discourses about Europe. Bringing together a remarkable range of compelling and highly original topics, this collection explores notions, images, and ideas of Europe in the midst of catastrophe.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon
Number of pages264
ISBN (Electronic)9781315165899
ISBN (Print)9781138055520
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameIdeas beyond Borders: Studies in Transnational Intellectual History

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