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MThe Great War and the shaping of the 20th centuryHistoryPictorial workspresented a history of world war in a new way. The military flow of the conflict - from the invasion of Belgium in the summer of 1914 to the collapse of Germany in the autumn of 1918 - is followed throughout. But these epic events are rendered with fresh insights by the interweaving of the cultural history of the time - the hopes and dreams, the ideas and aspirations, the exhilaration and despair, both of those remote from power and of those who led them. This is a+-+746623521573010ocn018106598book19890.25Volkman, ErnestSecret intelligenceHistoryThe fascinating history of American espionage in our century, its devastating failures, its continuing essential role in a society that values openness over secrecy. Based on extensive interviews and documentary sources60510ocn036199939visu19960.29The Great War and the shaping of the 20th centuryExplores the effect of World War I on the twentieth century. The World War of 1914-1918, the Great War, was the first of the man-made disasters of the twentieth century. In many ways it was without precedent. Never had the battlefield been so vast, whether in the trenches, in the sky, or on and in the seas. Never had a war reached so deeply into the lives of people so far away from the battlefield. The shock waves generated by this cataclysmic event are felt to this day, as this dramatic narrative makes vividly clear. Here is. presented a history of world war in a new way. The military flow of the conflict - from the invasion of Belgium in the summer of 1914 to the collapse of Germany in the autumn of 1918 - is followed throughout. But these epic events are rendered with fresh insights by the interweaving of the cultural history of the time - the hopes and dreams, the ideas and aspirations, the exhilaration and despair, both of those remote from power and of those who led them. This is a. journey into the intense personal experiences of people trying to make sense of war on a scale the world had never seen. Like the acclaimed television series that it accompanies, The Great War pays special attention to the troubling aftermath of the war: the emergence of new nations amid old and festering problems; how the victims and survivors dealt with loss and disfigurement, guilt and hatred; and the terrible legacy of brutality that has marked so much of the. twentieth century22111ocn036121611book19960.27Winter, J. M1914-18 : the Great War and the shaping of the 20th centuryHistoryPictorial works+-+05762881053241527ocn038533680visu19850.24SpaceflightThe story of the first steps in space and the paths that await us in the universe beyond917ocn018311513visu19850.20SpaceflightDiscusses the future of space exploration, including military and commercial applications of space technology. Examines the possibility of space travel to distant parts of our solar system and beyond903ocn036179634visu19960.25The Great WarHistoryPersonal narrativesThe final episode of the Great War explores the aftermath of World War I and the failed peace. For the "lost generation," the war would be without end822ocn036167185visu19960.21The Great War, and the shaping of the 20th centuryEpisode one focuses on how the fuse was lit that led to the First World War. Episode two explores life in the trenches816ocn018311461visu19850.19SpaceflightHistoryOutlines the events which laid the groundwork for manned space flight, from the development of rockets up through the selection of the Project Mercury astronauts762ocn036185216visu19960.23The Great War, and the shaping of the 20th centuryEpisode three focuses on the fact that by 1915 the conflict had become a global war. Episode four chronicles the carnage and highlights the ways men kept their sanity behind the lines762ocn036242409visu19960.21The Great War, and the shaping of the 20th centuryHistoryEpisode seven shows how the peace treaty proved no real peace and how the seeds were sown for an even more catastrophic war just one generation later. Episode eight explores the aftermath of the war and the failed peace, and how, in Germany, the sense of betrayal and dishonor prompted some Germans to seek revenge753ocn018311491visu19850.19SpaceflightHistoryOutlines the history of the U.S. space program's Project Apollo. Discusses the reasons behind America's push to land a man on the moon, and examines U.S. competitiion and cooperation with the Soviet space program742ocn036242419visu19960.21The Great War, and the shaping of the 20th centuryHistoryEpisode five shows how the strain could be felt on the homefront as populations became restless and resentful and focuses especially on the Russian Revolution. Episode six explains the factors that led to Germany's ultimate collapse and to the stage that would be set for a bitter peace713ocn018311478visu19850.20SpaceflightHistoryDiscusses the difficulties and successes encountered in the early years of manned space flight. Examines Projects Mercury and Gemini, space walks and dockings, and competition with the Soviet space program702ocn068245905book19970.16Winter, J. M1914-18 : de grote oorlog en de vorming van de 20ste eeuwChronologisch overzicht in woord en beeld581ocn036177414visu19960.24The Great WarThis episode of the Great War, the third of eight, examines the evolution of World War I from a conflict fought across the landscape of Europe to a global war. Coverage is afforded events in Great Britain and Turkey. The use of terror in modern war and the evolution of "total war"--Especially regarding aerial and chemical weapons -- is explored in this program561ocn036178518visu19960.25The Great WarHistoryThis episode of the Great War, the fifth of an eight part series, examines the toll that the war was taking on the soldiers and civilians by 1917. Unrest on the homefront and mutiny on the Western Front posed vexing problems for political leaders and military planners. On the Eastern Front, resentment toward the war effort would turn into rebellion and then revolution552ocn036178036visu19960.24The Great WarThis episode, the fourth of eight, examines the military operations of the Western Front through the eyes of the soldiers who manned the trenches and fought the battles. Through study of the battles of Verdun, the Somme and Passchendaele, a social portrait of the common soldier is developed and analyzed541ocn036176417visu19960.25The Great WarThe World War of 1914 to 1918, the Great War, was the first of the major catastrophes of the 20th century. This episode, the first of eight, examines the causes of World War I. The program affords coverage of the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the turbulent political climate throughout Europe as factors which led to the outbreak of war541ocn036176821visu19960.25The Great WarThis program examines the military operations of 1914, with emphasis on the Western Front. Almost from the outset, World War I became a stalemate with a line of trenches stretching from the Swiss Alps to the English Channel. This episode, the second of eight, explores why the war devolved into one of trench warfare+-+7466235215+-+7466235215Fri Mar 21 16:00:28 EDT 2014batch16775