The Great War and Versailles
Course Opening[edit | edit source]
The course has begun, and the first assignment has been posted. Please see below.
Course Outline[edit | edit source]
Classes will take place once a week to once every two weeks. Since the Great War has such a rich history, the focus will be placed on military history, though students are encouraged to branch out based upon their own interest. The following syllabus is open to modification:
- Europe in 1914 / The Outbreak of War Assignment One, Lecture One
- 1914: The Opening Campaigns / 1915: The War Continues
- 1916: The War of Attrition / The United States Enters the War
- 1917: The Year of Crisis / 1918: The Final Campaigns
- Reflecting on the Experience of the War / 1919: The Peace Settlement
Currently proposed course study tasks or essay topics[edit | edit source]
(Perceived as synergistic learning while improving Wikiversity's free resources) Ideas or proposed study tasks or essay topics.
Recommended Text[edit | edit source]
- The First World War by Michael Howard (Oxford University Press, 2003) ISBN 0192804456: A short introduction to the topic. I will be drawing my lectures from it heavily.
Additional Books[edit | edit source]
See the Further Readings List for books relating to topics you may wish to study in more detail.
More on Wikibooks[edit | edit source]
Wikibooks already has some brief information on the Great War.
- World War I and the Treaty of Versailles (1914 - 1920)
- Causes and course of the First World War
- Effects of the First World War
Class List[edit | edit source]
- Alex beta 16:14, 27 Jun 2005 (UTC)
- Abc123 06:55, Jun 29, 2005 (UTC)
- BarnacleKB 20:25, 1 Jul 2005 (UTC)
- Muhgcee 4 July 2005 02:12 (UTC)
- Master Thief Garrett 5 July 2005 04:20 (UTC)
- Sarken 15:26, 28 July 2005 (UTC)
- JBishop 1 Aug 2005 14:43 (UTC)
- Lazyquasar 19:52, 25 November 2005 (UTC)
- MateoP 05:41, 10 December 2005 (UTC)
- Pravin L Singh 21 February 2006
- PaddyC 22:52, 03 August 2006 (UTC)
- ObubbledO 19:35, 25 February 2009