Somme Guillemont (Battleground Europe) by Michael Stedman

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10. For details, cf. , 103–137. 11. Warren F. Kuehl, Seeking World Order: The United States and World Order to 1920 (Nashville/Tennessee, 1969); Calvin D. Davis, The United States and the First Hague Conference (Ithaca, 1962); Davis, The United States and the Second Hague Peace Conference (Durham, NC, 1973). 12. Der Bund (Bern), 18 May 1899 (unverified). 13. Stanley Hoffmann, Organisations internationales et pouvoirs politiques des etats (Paris, 1953). 28 | The Legacies of Two World Wars 14. Walther Schücking, Der Staatenverband der Haager Konferenzen, Das Werk vom Haag, vol.

Kultur und Krieg: Die Rolle der Intellektuellen, Künstler und Schriftsteller im Ersten Weltkrieg (Munich, 1996). 40 | The Legacies of Two World Wars 28. Uwe M. ), Max Beckmann. Briefe, vol. 1: 1899–1925 (Munich, 1993), 90 (letter of August 13). 29. ’ Ernst Toller, Eine Jugend in Deutschland. Gesammelte Werke, vol. 4 (Munich, 1978), 36. 30. ), Kultur und Krieg, 179–193. 31. Quoted in Wolfgang J. Mommsen, Max Weber und die deutsche Politik, 2nd edition (Tübingen, 1974), 206. 32. Steffen Bruendel, Volksgemeinschaft oder Volksstaat.

It was something I could on no account miss. ’30 Max Weber’s frequently quoted remark about August 1914, ‘All the same whether we succeed or not – this war is great and marvellous’,31 is, at least in this context, more representative than is commonly acknowledged. The collective enthusiasm and national engagement (‘war mission’) of numerous German scholars, writers and artists has been the object of intense study in recent research on the war. Their enthusiasm, according to Steffen Bruendel (to whom we owe the most innovative account so far of the ‘ideas of 1914’), had less do with the actual war than with the mobilisation of the entire people that only the war had made possible.

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