LECTURE #17:

EUROPE IN CRISIS: WORLD WAR I AND AFTER

 

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World War I poster: Colonial Troops Fighting for France

1. THE DOMESTIC SETTING

A. The Turn of the Century as "Belle Epoque"
B.  The Turn of the Century as "Fin de Siècle"
C. The Postwar Culture of Doubt

2. THE IMPERIAL SETTING

A. The Empire at War
B. European Responses to the War Effort
C. The Dominions' Response to War
D. The Colonies' Resonse to War: the Emergence of Independence Movements
            i.  Pre-war origins
            ii.  Post-war claims

KEYWORDS
Belle Epoque
Fin de siècle
Dominions
Commonwealth
SITES OF INTEREST
the world war I dOCUMENT archive
Images of World War I
AUSTRALIA IN WORLD WAR I
World War I, Report on Mesopotamia by T.E. Lawrence

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