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Les mises en guerre de l'État

1914-1918 en perspective

The State goes to war. Bringing the Great War into perspective

From the summer of 1914, European societies seem brutally seized by war and, as a consequence, seized by the State. In the name of the State, millions of men enrolled in the armed forces are to fight one another. Bodies, minds and resources are subjected to a gigantic "mobilization", a contemporary word still used by historians. A hundred years later, when all the warring States, as well as the States that were born from the conflict, are launching ambitious commemorative programs, the mom...

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Editor's note

Ouvrage publié avec la participation du CRID 14-18 (Collectif de recherche international et de débats)

Illustration de couverture : La guerre, Pierre Albert-Birot photo © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jacqueline Hyde.

  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Series : Sociétés, Espaces, Temps
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2018
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 18 février 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9791036200458
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036200465
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.9818
  • Number of pages : 362 p.
Sylvain Bertschy, Philippe Salson and Blaise Wilfert-Portal

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