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'Wasteland', or, How We Went From World War I to White Walkers

In Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror, historian W. Scott Poole exhumes our obsession with the living dead.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Revisiting the Great War

While presented visually in the form of a cartoon, the game Valiant Hearts takes a serious look at the events and consequences of World War I

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The Gathering Storm: Margaret MacMillan's 'The War That Ended Peace'

As the centenary of WWI approaches, historian Margaret MacMillan gives us an account of the inexorable path to war that's at once sweeping and tragic.

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Facing It: Living with Disfigurement in Marc Dugain's 'The Officer's Ward'

Marc Dugain's novella about a soldier wounded in WWI has probably never been more relevant than now.

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Casus Belli: BOOM!'s 'Planet of the Apes' Prepares for War

Daryl Gregory proves supreme in his handling of the hugely popular Planet of the Apes, offering a deep and sincere meditation on a society in the throes of avoiding that has already begun.

Charles Moss
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The Tangled, Trailing Tale of 'The White Ribbon'

A la Village of the Damned, the children of this village are a strange breed, suspiciously always present at the scenes of the savage crimes.

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Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America 1919 by Ann Hagedorn

A turbulent year overlooked in its niche between the Great War and the Roaring '20s... when hope dissolved into disappointment and fear put a chokehold on social progress.

Pat McCoid

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