The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1996)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |  
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The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century: Hatred and Hunger is volume seven in the eight-part educational and historical documentary series from PBS. This 60-minute episode focuses on the months immediately preceding and following the ceasefire that ended WWI. Postwar events such as the conflict between Allied forces in Russia and the Bolsheviks, Herbert Hoover's relief efforts, and the development of Dadaism are also discussed. A Deluxe Teaching Edition of the documentary series that includes a comprehensive teacher's guide, resource package, and printed index is available.

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world-war, battle [war], warfare, political-upheaval, social-change, retrospective