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Teaching the First World War
Teaching the First World War

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This free course was written by Annika Mombauer, Vincent Trott and Stuart Mitchell and was first published in December 2023.

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Figure 1: Adrian Sherratt / Alamy Stock Photo

Figure 2: ***Imperial War Museum. © IWM (Art.IWM PST 2763). https://www.iwm.org.uk/ collections/ item/ object/ 14592

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Figure 4: taken from https://de.m.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Datei:AnDasDeutscheVolkWilhelm1914.jpg

Figure 5: Popperfoto / Contributor / Getty Images

Figure 6: John Röhl

Figure 7: Courtesy of Annika Mombauer

Figures 8 and 12: Christopher Clark

Figure 9: Annika Mombauer (ed.), The origins of the First World War: Diplomatic and Military Documents, Manchester University Press, Manchester 2013, Doc. No. 120, pp. 192-193.

Figure 10: © Peter Brookes Cartoon, The Times ‘A Blanket Cheque for War’ The Times, Ref 459670

Text

Mombauer, A; extract from The Origins of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus, Longman 2002

Audio/Visual

Audio of John Röhl: The Open University

Audio of Annika Mombauer: The Open University

Audio of Christopher Clark: The Open University

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