No Man’s Land

Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

by Modris Eksteins
Houghton Mifflin, 396 pp., $24.95

The Lost Voices of World War I: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights

edited by Tim Cross
Bloomsbury, 406 pp., £14.95 (paper)

Passion and Rebellion: The Expressionist Heritage

edited by Stephen Eric Bronner, edited by Douglas Kellner
Columbia University Press, 468 pp., $14.00 (paper)

Frieden für Europa: Die Politik der Deutschen Reichstagsmehrheit 1917-18

by Wilhelm Ribhegge
Reimar Hobbing, 414 pp., DM48

German Liberalism and the Dissolution of the Weimar Party System, 1918-1933

by Larry Eugene Jones
University of North Carolina Press, 660 pp., $42.50

Each of the two World Wars not only changed the political, social, economic, and ideological structure of the world in a very practical way; they also left behind symbols that have continued to haunt us.

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