Synopsis by Kathleen Wildasin
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century: Total War is volume three in the eight-part educational and historical documentary series from PBS. This 60-minute episode focuses on the role of civilians in WWI. The program provides accounts of the sinking of the Lusitania, the genocide of Armenians in Turkey, and warfare within the context of early 20th century technology. A Deluxe Teaching Edition of the documentary series that includes a comprehensive teacher's guide, resource package, and printed index is available.
world-war, battle [war], warfare, political-upheaval, social-change, retrospective