Within a year the UK will be immersed in the first stage of a centenary commemoration like no other the world has seen: that of the First World War. But what will that great commemoration of the Great War be like?
Already, plans are being laid from national government to local history groups. Outline information is emerging, from TV programmes to a candlelight vigil marking the war’s outbreak. But the next year will be crucial for setting details of the commemoration, and defining the sorts of questions that are asked about the war.
There are two dangers in the questions we might ask.… Seguir leyendo »