Outskirts Press announces SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA, by a Philadelphia-area native, author G. J. House. The book subtitle is A 100th Anniversary of WWI Story. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/spiritofphiladelphia was launched Continue reading
The First World War remade the world geopolitically and transformed how societies engage and relate to military conflict.
Artistic expression during the war contributed to this transformation. Before World War I, war art largely depicted heroic military leaders and romanticized battles, done long after the fact, far from the battlefield. The First World War marked a turning point with the appearance of artwork intended to capture the moment in a realistic way, by first-hand participants. Continue reading