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General
Bessel, R, Germany after the First World War (Oxford, 1993).
Bessel, R, 'The Great War in German Memory: The soldiers of the First World War, demobilisation and Weimar politics culture', German History (1988).
Borg, A, War Memorials (London, 1991).
Bunselmeyer, R, The Cost of the War, 1914-1918: British economic war aims and the origins of reparations (Hamden, Conn., 1975).

Connelly, M, The Great War: Memory and ritual. Commemoration in the City and East London, 1916-1939 (London, 2001).

Davies, N, Europe: A history (London, 1997).
Dockrill, M and Gould, J, Peace without Promise: Britain and the Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1923 (London, 1981).

Eksteins, M, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the modern age (London, 1989).

Fromkin, D, A Peace to End All Peace: Creating the modern Middle East (London, 1991).

Goldstein, E, Winning the Peace: British diplomatic strategy, peace planning, and the Paris Peace Conference, 1916-1920 (Oxford, 1991).
Gregory, A, The Silence of Memory: Armistice Day, 1919-1946 (Oxford, 1994).

Hirst, F, The Consequences of the War to Great Britain (London, 1934).
Horn, D, The German Naval Mutinies of World War I (New Brunswick, 1969).

Keynes, J M, The Economic Consequences of the Peace (London, 1920).

Milward, A, The Economic Effects of the Two World Wars on Britain (London, 1984).

Pugh, M, Electoral Reform in War and Peace (London, 1978).

Reynolds, D, Britannia Overruled: British policy and world power in the twentieth century (London, 1991).

Strachan, H (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War (Oxford, 1998).

Winter, J, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European cultural history (Cambridge, 1995).


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Demobilisation

Fryer, P, Staying Power: The history of black people in Britain (London, 1984).

Leese, P, 'Problems Returning Home: The British psychological casualties of the Great War', Historical Journal (1997).

Rothstein, A, The Soldiers' Strikes of 1919 (London, 1980).

 

Allies in Russia
Figes, O, A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 (London, 1996).

Goldhurst, R, The Midnight War: The American intervention in Russia, 1918-1920 (New York, 1978).

Ironside, E, Archangel 1918-1919 (London, 1953).

Mawdsley, E, The Russian Civil War (Boston, Mass., 1987).

Pipes, R, The Russian Revolution 1899-1919 (London, 1990).

Rhodes, B, The Anglo-American Winter War with Russia, 1918-1919: A diplomatic and military tragicomedy (New York, 1988).

Volkogonov, D, Trotsky: The eternal revolutionary (London, 1996).


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Websites
Please note that these links are provided to facilitate further research. The National Archives does not endorse the information given on these sites in any way.

American Battle Monuments Commission
www.abmc.gov

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
www.cwgc.org

Aftermath
www.aftermathww1.com/

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
www.pbs.org/greatwar/about/

The Heritage of the Great War
www.geocities.com/SoHo/Gallery/8054/voorpag.html

 

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