Here’s a book with a great title: Mud, Blood, and Poppycock: Britain and the Great War. From the description: Laced with dry humour, this will overturn everything you thought you knew about Britain and the First World War. Gordon Corrigan reveals how the British embraced technology, and developed the weapons and tactics to break through … More World War I May Finally Start Getting It’s Due
In the past, I’d finish a chapter of something and let it marinate, let my juices recharge, get back to the next chapter when I’ve a mind to. That approach, it no worky. So the fifth Chapter of Void is finished. I’m not going to post a link to it, because Void chapters are spoken for by … More UJ9 Upcoming, Outlining LT6
A provacative reversal of conventional wisdom, discussed by John O’Sullivan in a long-but-worthwhile article at National Review. Kimball raises the question of whether cultural, psychological, artistic, and social movements were, not the consequences of the Great War, but instead among its causes. Without going overboard on this — since the upsetting of Europe’s balance of … More Did World War 1 Cause the Collapse of European Values? Or was it the Other Way Around?