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The Great War

On the World War One Centennial, Revisiting the U.S. and Russian "Great War" Experience

David Reynolds | Posted 07.11.2014 | World
David Reynolds

Through our double vision of the two world wars, we learn something about the 20th-century past. We also learn a lot about our 21-century present.

Haunting Photos Bring The Great War Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.09.2014 | World

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the 4-year conflict that cost the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians from ...

The Great War, A Century Later

Pranay Gupte | Posted 04.28.2014 | World
Pranay Gupte

The Indian Century was one of a vast national movement to eject colonial rule, but it also marked 100 years of ideas that defined nationhood. Those ideas initially focused on economic development.

When Art Framed War

Louise Mirrer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors."

Easy Reader: Hemingway's Unforgettable 'Farewell to Arms' With Original Ending and Alternates

David Finkle | Posted 10.29.2012 | Books
David Finkle

The novel is a young man's recollection, and as such it's exceptional. In other words, it's good, and here it is in an edition that delves even deeper into that young man's sustaining romantic obsession.

The First World War Explains Modern Conflict

O'Brien Browne | Posted 02.08.2012 | World
O'Brien Browne

We live in the world created by the First World War. Emerging from this cataclysmic event damaged and transformed, we have never wholly recovered.

Journalist Recalls Interviewing Last Surviving American WWI Veteran

aolnews.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I met Frank Woodruff Buckles on a chilly March afternoon in 2007 at his farmhouse in Charles Town, W.Va. He was a mere 106 years old back then. The l...