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World War 1 Anniversary Relevant Conferences and Papers

The Global Environmental Dimensions of World War I Roundtable for American Society for Environmental History Conference, March 12-16, 2014 Joseph Hupy, “The Battle of Verdun: The Legacy a Century Later” Tait Keller, “Nature and War on the Frontiers of Empires, 1914-1918” Thaddeus Sunseri, “Environmental Dimensions of World War I in Africa” Jack Hayes, “Ecosystems and […]

An Environmental History of the UK Defence Estate, 1945 to the Present – Marianna Dudley

Dr. Marianna Dudley’s book explores the environmental history of the British military through a comparative framework of five key sites in England and Wales. The military presence at these places, it is claimed, has protected them from more damaging land uses such as intensive agriculture, urban sprawl and industrial development. The book examines such claims […]

Resisting war in the 20th century

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Lisbon, 27, 28 February and 1 March 2014 Keynote speakers: Paul Preston, Benjamin Stora, Joanna Bourke, Catherine Lutz, Chen Alon, José Manuel Pureza, Fernando Rosas, João Freire, Aniceto Afonso The twentieth century witnessed the substantial intensification of the phenomenon of total war. The distance between the front and the home vanished as the […]