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Explore over 500 historical sources on the British Library’s new First World War educational site

Posted  31 January 2014 in Projects and Resources  
By Kate Clements

The British Library has produced a new website offering curated access to over 500 digitised historical sources from Europeana 1914-1918 for schools.

The new educational website provides teaching materials for schools, and is designed to help students and anyone wanting to learn about the First World War to explore the events around 1914-18.

Alongside original documents and images, the site includes short films, essays and interviews with leading experts from countries across Europe on topics that defined the war and its aftermath. They include:

– the shifting boundaries of Europe

– how technology drove the war

– the power of propaganda

– the class and gender struggles that emerged from the First World War to transform Europe

Visit the British Library’s World War One site.

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