World at War; Women, War and Society; InfoBase eBooks; eShort Takes; & More | ereviews, World War I

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World War I–related ebooks from Infobase Publishing; the ABC-CLIO resource World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society; Trench Journals and Unit Magazines from ProQuest; & the Gale Cengage product Women, War and Society, 1914–1918

The First World War and PeerJ | eReviews

eReviews of The First World War: Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment and PeerJ.

A Second Veterans Day Conversation on Hobbies: Trench Art

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On Veterans Day, LJ book reviewer Ed Burgess (EB), library director at the Combined Arms Research Library, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and I (MH) had a conversation about Ed’s hobby: the crafting of models. We discussed Ed’s modelling particularly in relation to World War I as its centennial approaches. (By the way, you can see our […]

A Pivotal Year

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Titles relating to 1913, the year before World War I broke out.

A Veterans Day Conversation on Hobbies: Modelling

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In connection with Veterans Day and this month’s “Collection Development” piece that Ed Burgess (EB) and I (MH) wrote on World War I, we thought we’d chat about our World War I-related hobbies. EB: I’m a modeler.  I admit it freely, without shame.  I don’t have the collector’s obsessive gene that you have, Margaret. MH: […]

The Great War at 100 | Collection Development

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The impending start of four-plus years of centennials of World War I is a good time to consider how well your library collection is supporting the increased interest that the anniversaries are likely to produce.

Battle Scars: World War I in Fiction

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Almost a century after World War I’s first battles were fought, its lessons about the high costs of modern warfare still resonate with today’s readers. The coming months will see the publication of a diverse group of new novels about “the Great War” and its legacy.

The March of Military History: Part 2

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Part 2 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

Social Sciences Reviews | August 2013

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Reviews of The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism, The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World, and Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950–1992, plus a full list of Social Sciences reviews from the August 2013 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 19, 2013

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Tarzan turns 100, a World War I flying ace recounts his life, the communications environment, a detailed road map to aid stroke, recovery, and a fascinating look at one of our most recorded—and revered—contemporary songs: Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

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