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Brill's Digital Library of World War I
This unrivalled reference work, authored by World War I experts, offers detailed information and interpretations on people and events, countries, institutions and ideas. It combines accessible material with recent, high-level scholarship, ideal both for students/newcomers and experienced scholars. Anyone interested in Twentieth-Century military history, war studies and international relations will enjoy diving into this exciting online collection.
Brill’s Digital Library of World War I consists of:
- 250 book chapters/articles that address not only key issues from political, historical and cultural perspectives, but also engage with aspects of the war that have remained underexplored such as the neutrals, the role of women, and memory. These chapters are drawn from a selection of Brill books published in the last 15 years.
- 26 essays that present thematic accounts of the major belligerents, wartime society, diplomacy, military events, and the historiography of the Great War.
- A dictionary section containing 700 entries, providing solid information on international relations, domestic politics, military technology, and wartime propaganda. International in scope, it focuses on aspects of the cultural history of warfare that earlier military historians have neglected.
The essays and dictionary entries are drawn from Brill’s highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of the First World War, an unrivalled historical source and reference work.Brill’s Digital Library of World War I is a unique resource that allows researchers to discover new perspectives and connections with the enhanced navigational tools provided.
BRILL’S DIGITAL LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR I—CONSISTS OF:
250 BOOK CHAPTERS drawn from the titles listed below. Each is a chapter is an a peer-reviewed article—authored by an authority on the topic—presenting transnational and global perspectives:
- 1917: Beyond the Western Front (2008), Ian F.W. Beckett.
- Aftermaths of War (2011), Ingrid Sharp; Matthew Stibbe.
- Arms and the Man (2011), Michael S. Neiberg.
- Boundaries and their Meanings in the History of the Netherlands (2009), Benjamin Kaplan.
- British Popular Culture and the First World War (2008), Jessica Meyer.
- Companion to Women's Military History (2012), A, Barton C. Hacker; Margaret Vining.
- Decade of the Great War. Japan and the Wider World in the 1910s (2014), Tosh Minohara, Tze-ki Hon, Evan Dawley.
- Defending Neutrality (2013), Wim Klinkert.
- Endangered Cities (2004), Marcus Funck; Roger Chickering.
- Finding Common Ground (2010), Jennifer D. Keene; Michael S. Neiberg,
- Guarded Neutrality (2013), Susanne Wolf.
- Indian Army in the Two World Wars, The (2011), Kaushik Roy.
- Netherlands and World War One, The (2001), Hubert P. van Tuyll van Serooskerken.
- Other Fronts, Other Wars? (2014), Joachim Bürgschwentner; Matthias Egger; Gunda Barth-Scalmani.
- Ottoman Mobilization of Manpower in the First World War, The (2012), Mehmet Besikçi.
- Small Powers in the Age of Total War (2011), Herman Klinkert, 1900-1940
- Soldiers and Settlers in Africa (2009), 1850-1918, Stephen M. Miller, 2009
- Translocality (2010), Ulrike Freitag.
- Uncovered Fields (2003), Jenny Macleod; Pierre Purseigle
- Untold War (2008), Heather Jones; Jennifer O’Brien; Christoph Schmidt-Supprian.
- War and Faith. The Catholic Church in Slovenia (2012), Pavlina Bobic.
- Warfare and Belligerence (2005), Pierre Purseigle.
- World in World Wars, The (2010), Heike Liebau.
- World War I and Propaganda and Public Opinion (2014), Troy R.E. Paddock.
The first online presentation of BRILL’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
The Encyclopedia presents 26 substantial essays on the following topics:
- Social Aspects of the War
- The Course of the War
The Encyclopedia includes a dictionary section containing 700 shorter entries, providing solid information on international relations, domestic politics, military technology, and wartime propaganda. Among the entries:
- Aerial Warfare
- Argonne Forest
- Balfour Declaration
- Balkan Wars
- Barbusse, Henri
- Barrès, Maurice
- Battle of the Frontiers
- Battlefield Tourism
- Beneš, Edvard
- Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald von
- Big Bertha
- Brest-Litovsk, Treaty of
- Brittain, Vera
- Brooke, Rupert Chawner
- Bülow, Karl von
- Cadorna, Count Luigi
- Christmas Truce (1914)
- Churchill, Winston
- Clemenceau, Georges Benjamin
- Conscientious Objection
- D’Annunzio, Gabriele
- Dix, Otto
- Eastern Front
- Ebert, Friedrich
- Falkenhayn, Erich von
- Flex, Walter
- Foch, Ferdinand
- Gas Mask
- Gas Warfare
- Göring, Hermann
- Haig, Sir Douglas
- Hamilton, Sir Ian
- Hand Grenade
- Heroic Sacrifice, Myth of
- Hindenburg Line
- Hindenburg, Paul von
- Hitler, Adolf
- Home Front
- Jaurès, Jean
- Joffre, Joseph
- Kemal Pasha, Mustafa
- Kerensky, Alexander Fyodorvich
- Kitchener, Horatio Herbert
- Kollwitz, Käthe
- Langemarck Legend
- Lawrence, Thomas Edward
- League of Nations
- Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
- Leopold, Prince of Bavaria
- Lloyd George, David
- Ludendorff, Erich
- Maurras, Charles
- Mutinies in the French Army 1917
- Nationalities Question
- Naval Arms Race
- Naval Blockade
- Naval Warfare
- Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia
- Ottoman Empire
- Owen, Wilfred
- Peace Movements
- Pershing, John J.
- Pétain, Henri Philippe
- Polish Activism Abroad
- Princip, Gavrilo
- Prisoners of War
- Rasputin, Grigori Yefimovich
- Rathenau, Walther
- Remarque, Erich Maria
- Rolland, Romain
- Russian Revolution
- Sailors’ Revolt
- Sassoon, Siegfried Lorraine
- Scheler, Max Ferdinand
- Schlieffen Plan
- Soldiers’ Letters
- Sombart, Werner
- “Stab-in-the-Back” Legend
- Submarine Warfare
- Total War
- Triple Alliance (Dreibund)
- Trotsky, Leon
- Two-Front War
- Versailles, Treaty of
- War Atrocities
- War Bonds
- War Cemeteries
- War Correspondents
- War Enthusiasm
- War Experience
- War Letters
- War Neuroses
- War Poetry
- War Psychology
- War Widows
- Western Front
- Wilhelm II, German Kaiser
- Wilson, Woodrow
- Women Serving behind the Front
- Zeppelin (Airship)
- Zimmermann Telegram
- Zweig, Arnold