Remembering World War I: A Research and Learning Collection

A century after World War I began its memory continues to play a major role in modern culture, having shaped European and global identities. The centennial commemorations of the next four years make remembering the 1914-1918 War in all its complexity more poignant than ever.

From the fighting in Flanders fields to the deserts of the Middle East, from the streets of St Petersburg to the recruitment of Asian and African troops, from ructions in the Balkans to US involvement, from the press coverage to the poetry, the War left few untouched. Today, the images, stories, archives, boundaries, ramifications remain.   

Essential Reading List: Articles

The ‘Research and Learning Collection’ brings together a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives to help shine light on World War I in its political, military, cultural, economic, geographical and human dimensions, from its still-contested…

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Essential Reading List: Books

Incorporating both recent and classic publications, and spanning subjects from social and cultural history, to strategy, to aftermath and memory, this collection of books provides comprehensive scholarship for students, researchers,…

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