Rediscovering the Great War: Archaeology and Enduring Legacies on the Soča and Eastern Fronts

1st Edition

Uroš Košir, Matija Črešnar, Dimitrij Mlekuž

Routledge
February 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 296 Pages - 64 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138282667 - CAT# Y316313
Series: Material Culture and Modern Conflict

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Summary

The Great War was a turning point of the 20th century, giving birth to a new, modern, and industrial approach to warfare that changed the world forever. The remembrance, awareness, and knowledge of the conflict and, most importantly, of those who participated and were affected by it, altered from country to country, and in some cases has been almost entirely forgotten.

New research strategies have emerged to help broaden our understanding of the First World War. Multidisciplinary approaches have been applied to material culture and conflict landscapes, from archive sources analysis and aerial photography to remote sensing, GIS and field research. Working within the context of a material and archival understanding of war, this book combines papers from different study fields that present interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches towards researching the First World War and its legacies, with particular concentration on the central and eastern European theatres of war.

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