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Karl Kraus: The Last Days of Mankind. God created Man not as a Consumer but as a Human Being

Karl Kraus: The Last Days of Mankind. God created Man not as a Consumer but as a Human Being
May 23rd, 2015 by Klaus Rohde… 784 more words

Australia

Peter Jackson's re-definition of awesome - the Gallipoli diorama, close up

Last weekend I visited Sir Peter Jackson’s giant diorama of New Zealand’s attack on Chunuk Bair at the height of the Gallipoli campaign in August 1915. 621 more words

General

Babies and "War-babies": writing language in history in 1914-15

Baby can be a surprisingly prominent form in the discourse of early WWI. As earlier posts on this site have explored, it can, compounded with… 1,542 more words

German

Archibald Baxter: The Encounters of a Conscientious Objector

Archibald Baxter’s We Will Not Cease was a memoir of his experience of the war in its entirety that has had many published editions and been critically acclaimed for his portrayal of the horrific treatment he received as a conscientious objector. 536 more words

First World War

Maoris at Gallipoli

Rikihana Carkeek enlisted with the First Maori Contingent on the outbreak of war, sailing with the contingent to Egypt, Malta and Gallipoli. He was wounded in the battle of Sari Bair. 349 more words

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The Irish in the First World War, the World War I in Ireland

The Irish in the First World War, World War I in Ireland

Incident and pain, commemoration and controversy. – Dublin in World War I.  

Every year from 2014-2018 is a First World War centenary year.  810 more words

Walking Tour

Zulu War Dances on French Sand: Confronting Irony in the Imperial Gaze

Working within European archives to engage with colonial knowledge is often a problematic experience. Being confronted with the structural and personal inequalities of empire and attempting to understand the repercussions for lived experience is a challenge in recovery and the insights offered by colonial phenomenon and the actions and cultures of the past. 449 more words

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