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: War Without End is the final volume in the eight-part educational and historical documentary series from PBS. This 60-minute episode focuses on the political and social aftermath of WWI, including a discussion of the conditions in Germany that ultimately led to the rise of Adolf Hitler. Period literature and art are featured, and post-WWI cultural movements are described. 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