Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Civil Revolts, Wars, and Revolutions Associated with the Great War


From: Civilians in a World at War: 1914–1918, NYU Press, 2010. p. 263.


5 comments:

  1. US: The Green Corn Rebellion: https://lexanteinternet.blogspot.com/2017/08/august-2-1917-green-corn-rebellion-of.html

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  2. I am afraid that 3 people dead probably really shouldn't be included. It was however, very interesting to read about.

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  3. They miss out the UK. Ireland was part of the UK at the time, so the Easter Rebellion was very relevant as part of the history of the UK; some see it as the beginning of the fall of the British Empire. In England, there were riots against people of German ancestry, to the extent that even the King decided to change his family's surname from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.

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