Tuesday, 16 July 2013

New contribution to historiography argument

As the centenary of the outbreak of war in 1914 approaches, a lot is appearing in the media on many different aspects of the war and how it should be remembered or commemorated. In June, Max Hastings launched a 'controversial' attack on the government, criticising them of avoiding the true history of Germany's aggressive role in the outbreak of war. Now Sir Richard Evans has responded.

The link below will take you to a very interesting article about British nationalism. It is excellent for giving you another interpretation of the key controversy question - Was Germany responsible for the outbreak of war in 1914? The whole article is worth a read but the relevant section is further on...