By Hannah Ewence,Tim Grady
This ebook examines the actual adventure of ethnic, spiritual and nationwide minorities who participated within the First global warfare as contributors of the most belligerent powers: Britain, France, Germany and Russia. person chapters discover topics together with contested loyalties, internment, refugees, racial violence, genocide and disputed thoughts from 1914 via into the interwar years to discover how minorities made the transition from conflict to peace on the finish of the 1st global War.
The first part discusses so-called ‘friendly minorities’, contemplating the way Jews, Muslims and refugees lived in the course of the battle and its aftermath. part seems to be at fears of ‘enemy aliens’, which triggered not just common internment, but additionally violence and genocide. The 3rd part considers how the wartime adventure of minorities performed out in interwar Europe, exploring debates over political illustration and remembrance. Bridging the gap among struggle and peace, this is often the appropriate booklet for all these attracted to either First World War and minority histories.
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