About the course
Are you interested in the subject of physical and mental trauma, its treatments and its representation? Do you know just how devastating the effects of the First World War were in terms of casualties across the many combatant nations? Have you ever wondered how it all began?
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In week two you learn about two aspects of civilian war experiences, atrocities committed against civilians and the experience of hunger on the home front.
In week one you encounter some of the physical and mental trauma suffered by those who fought in the First World War