National Rivalries Between Europeans And Their Wars

Nov 12, 2018

A historical Analysis of European WWI 

On Sunday, leaders from around the world met in Paris to commemorate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I. With millions of lives lost in the struggle, history looks back at this often misunderstood conflict in an attempt to inform the present day.

Priya Satia is a professor of modern British history at Stanford University, and she’s the author of Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution. She joins the program to reflect on how this conflict still resonates today.

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Marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, living history re-enactors participate in “Battle’s Over,” a worldwide sunrise tribute to the fallen
( AP Photo )

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