The modern historiography on the gender aspects of the history of the First World War
This article describes the major issues in studying the gender aspects of the First World War in modern historiography. Major topics of studies include women on the battlefield and on the home front, gender-specific propa¬ganda, and the crisis of masculinity. The author argues that the explanation of history of societies during and after ...
A testimony of the First World War: Käthe Kollwitz’s cycle War (1922—1923)
This article analyses the cycle War (Krieg) by the German painter Käthe Kollwitz as a testimony of the First World War. The author argues that the testimony of the painter has been underestimated. Current gender studies make it possible to interpret K. Kollwitz’s works as a historical source for reconstructing the memory of the war.
1. Bohnke-Kollwitz J. Käthe ...
One Hundred Years Later: Visual Representations of Cultural Memory of the First World War in the Commemorative Practices in the UK
Based on the pieces of art created in the UK to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the article analyzes the visual images used in the national commemorative practices. Interconnection between the specifics of "English style" in the representation of the cultural memory of the Great War and deep trauma of British society ...
Family, duty, and honour in the First World War: Problems of the everyday life of the German military elite
... Geschichte des Offizierkorps. Anciennität und Beförderung nach Leistung / hrsg. von W. Meier-Welcker. Stuttgart, 1962.
20. Der Weltkrieg 1914 bis 1918 / bearb. von Reichsarchiv : in 14 Bdn. Berlin, 1932. Bd. 8.
German military elite, First World War, everyday life of the military staff, officers’ families
Queuing Russia: The Formation of New Social Practices in the Russian Cities of 1914-1918
The First World War was the time of major social shifts in the life of Russian society, the formation of new social practices that allowed the urban population to adapt to the extreme conditions of the Great War. Queue (the «tail») was one of them, gradually transforming ...
A triumph and tragedy of two generals
... battle of 1914 and the operations of Russian army in East Prussia in 1914—1915. The relations of Generals Pavel Rennenkampf and Nikolai Yepanchin are analysed in the context of the military activities of Russian troops at the initial stage of the First World War.
1. Залесский К. А. Поход русской армии в Восточную Пруссию в 1914 г., спасение Франции и перелом в ходе войны: новые подходы к истории Первой ...