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world war i in popular culture wikipedia - art the years of warfare were the backdrop for art which is now preserved and displayed in such institutions as the imperial war museum in london the canadian war museum in ottawa and the australian war memorial in canberra official war artists were commissioned by the british ministry of information and the authorities of other countries after 1914 avant garde artists began to consider, fantasy counterpart culture tv tropes - given frank miller s outspoken views on the war on terror a number of critics suggested that the spartans and the persian empire in 300 represent the united states and middle eastern terrorists respectively in a strange example of real albeit very fictionalised versions of historical cultures acting as allegories for modern ones the iranians apparently agreed with this assessment and, the history of english late modern english c 1800 - british colonialism had begun as early as the 16th century but gathered speed and momentum between the 18th and 20th century at the end of the 16th century mother tongue english speakers numbered just 5 7 million almost all of them in the british isles over the next 350 years this increased almost 50 fold 80 of them living outside of britain, german and english propaganda in ww i by jonathan a - 1 introduction an analysis of british and german propaganda aimed at americans during world war one reveals four main trends blaming the other for the war claims that america s interests were antithetical to those of the enemy exposure of the enemy s atrocities and claims of cultural or racial solidarity with america, history new release category buy books online or at - more info from alexandria to york this unique illustrated guide shows us the great centres of classical civilization afresh the book s key feature is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city s thoroughfares and defences monuments and places of worship, home page the tls - reviews essays books and the arts the leading international weekly for literary culture, the vietnam war useful notes tv tropes - following the sino french war of 1884 5 which ended in a decisive french victory vietnam was no longer a tributary of the empire of the qing and soon integrated into france s asian colony of indochine the kingdom of siam was preserved as a neutral buffer state between indochine and the british raj which had extended into modern day burma though both sides shaved off ever increasing, the guns at last light the war in western europe 1944 - rick atkinson is the bestselling author of an army at dawn winner of the pulitzer prize for history the day of battle the long gray line in the company of soldiers and crusade his many other awards include a pulitzer prize for journalism the george polk award and the pritzker military library literature award, browse by author w project gutenberg - 33000 free ebooks online did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof reading just one page a day go to distributed proofreaders, william s lind on war archive dnipogo org - on war 238 october 23 2007 mahan or corbett william s lind in an article in the november issue of the atlantic monthly america s elegant decline robert kaplan reminds us of a geostrategic reality we can easily forget in the face of fourth generation wars in iraq and afghanistan we are inescapably a maritime power, the secret world of serge gainsbourg vanity fair - sixteen years after serge gainsbourg s death his small graffiti covered paris house is almost exactly as he left it crammed with mementos of his poetic nicotine and alcohol fueled, computer bit slices of a life columbia university - preface to web edition computer bit slices from a life was converted to html for the web by frank da cruz in may 2003 for the columbia university computing history project with permission and collaboration of dr grosch this is a manuscript of the 3rd edition a work in progress sponsored by the us national science foundation the first edition was published by third millenium books novato