To End All Wars

A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

By Adam Hochschild; Arthur Morey (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, Compact Disc, 9781452631318)

Publication Date: May 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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Description

Award-winning author Adam Hochschild explores the First World War with a particular focus on the conflict between the critics and the supporters of the war.




About the Author

Adam Hochschild is the author of a number of books, including Half the Way Home, The Mirror at Midnight, and The Unquiet Ghost. Three of his books, including King Leopold's Ghost, have been named Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review and Library Journal. Adam has also written for the New Yorker, Harper's, the New York Review of Books, the New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, and the Nation. He teaches writing in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in San Francisco. Arthur Morey has recorded over one hundred audiobooks, winning AudioFile Earphones and Best Voice Awards, as well as an Audie nomination. He has performed fiction by John Updike, John Irving, Richard Russo, Julie Orringer, and Jack Vance. Nonfiction titles include The Informant, Unlikely Allies, Citizens of London, and Munich 1938. Arthur attended Harvard University and the University of Chicago and has performed Off-Broadway, Off-Loop, and in Italy. He taught writing at Northwestern University for ten years and also works as an editor and ghostwriter.




NPR
Friday, Apr 27, 2012

Historian Adam Hochschild traces the patriotic fervor that catapulted Great Britain into war during the summer of 1914 � as well as the small, but determined British pacifist movement � in his historical narrative To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Historian Adam Hochschild traces the patriotic fervor that catapulted Great Britain into war during the summer of 1914 � as well as the small, but determined British pacifist movement � in his historical narrative To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Adam Hochschild's pensive narrative history, To End All Wars, focuses on those who fought � and also on those who refused. Hochschild is a master at chronicling how prevailing cultural opinion is formed and, less frequently, how it's challenged. More at NPR.org

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Praise For To End All Wars

"[Hochschild] has written an original, engrossing account that gives the war's opponents (largely English) prominent place." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review

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