‘If It Had Happened Otherwise’—First World War Exceptionalism in Counterfactual History
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Keywords:

battlefield | Great War | London's Imperial War Museum | Trench Experience | Western Front

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Britain | Legacy | Western Front | Home fronts | Soldiers and Combat | Culture | Society

Abstract:

Perhaps the most ubiquitous and evocative image of the Great War in popular culture is the trench on the Western Front. In novels and film, and in both the classroom and the museum, the trench is called upon to encapsulat…

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Badsey, Stephen, “‘If It Had Happened Otherwise’—First World War Exceptionalism in Counterfactual History”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166585_i_383_83>
First published online: 2015



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