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Ep. 128 – Serbia in the Great War – Dr Samuel Foster
Dr Samuel Foster, Visiting Academic in the School of History, University of East Anglia, talks about Serbia in the Great War.
ONLINE : Amazing Medical Women – The Scottish Women’s Hospital with Dr John Sorrell
To be presented as a Zoom meeting. Our next talk, moved from September to October, is by Dr John Sorrell. This will be the third talk he has given us, all on a medical theme. His previous talks were ‘From the Front to Home Hospital’ and ‘The Madonnas of Pervyse’; both very well received. This month’s talk, ‘Amazing Medical Women’, is about the…
Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of War, 1914 - Michael S. Neiberg
336 pages Belknap Press Publication Date: 10/14/2013 ISBN 9780674725935 ‘Dance of the Furies’ by Michael S Neiberg is a definitive social history of Europe leading up to the outbreak of world war, its initial spasms and the first months of the conflict. ‘Dance of the Furies’ is a comprehensive academic study into the lives of those who were l…
Ep.261a – In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War – Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy
In this special podcast, Dr Tom Thorpe talks to historian and photographer Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy about the launch of his book In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. The two-volume bo…
In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War from Sarajevo to Versailles VOL I by Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy
It is an ambitious author and photographer who states that the aim of his book is to ‘help prevent the Third World War’, but from someone who is now Hungary’s Ambassador to France, I applaud his ambition that if we ‘understand the reasons and the consequences of the First World War’, we can understand the reasons and consequences of all war, let al…
"The Law of Unintended Consequences: The road to Sarajevo" by Ross Beadle
A bizarre and unlikely chain of events almost totally beyond the control of the Great Powers led to the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in June 1914. And had it happened ten or even five years earlier, the assassination would not have even mattered a jot. This talk examines the sequence of chance events of the preceding 36 years, and e…
'Misfire: The Sarajevo Assassination and the Winding Road to World War 1' by Paul Miller-Melamed
Oxford University Press, 2022 £22.99 Hardback 194 pages, 32 images, 4 maps. ISBN 9780195331042. It is sometimes said that ‘there is a reason for everything’ and for a world changing event as impactful and far–reaching as the First World War then the quest for a root cause takes on a particular urgency. Whilst the expansive histography on this…