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The Last Days of Innocence

Meirion Harries

The Last Days of Innocence

Library Edition

by Meirion Harries

  • 328 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 20th Century/WWI,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Audio - Nonfiction (Unabridged)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick Cullen (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8105831M
    ISBN 100786116714
    ISBN 109780786116713
    OCLC/WorldCa43545574

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The Last Days of Innocence reveals how the fight to preserve freedom abroad led to the erosion of freedom at home. Drawing on American, British, and French archival material, the authors reveal unplanned and uncoordinated field efforts, as well as the unsavory activities of anti-dissent groups, from the Committee for Public Information to the Cited by: 9.

The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, offers the reader a decent and balanced view of America's role and involvment in the Great War. If you wanted one book that would provide you with a detailed account of the United States' role in the Great War this is it/5.

THE LAST DAYS OF INNOCENCE: AMERICA AT WAR,by Meirion and Susie Harries, Random House, $ Published to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I, the authors offer insight into the underrated role that America played during the war in which some five million American servicemen took part, with more than a quarter of a million of them Author: Historynet Staff.

The Great War was the gateway through which our ancestors passed from the relative innocence of the nineteenth century into our own troubled, uncertain age. The Last Days of Innocence explores this huge mobilization during America's nineteen months of war with Germany in andincluding its corrosive effects on daily life at home/5(10).

This excellent book manages to detail America's involvement in WWI from both the point of view of specific battles, and from the perspective of the home front. The main strength of "The Last Days of Innocence" resides in how successful the authors are in explaining how WWI changed the USA's government and it's cultural by: 9.

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Many of the giants of American history fought this war: Wilson, Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Marshall, Patton, MacArthur, and, feeding on fear of the growing communist menace, J. Edgar Hoover.4/5(3). The last days of innocence: America at war, 1st Vintage Books ed.

New York: Vintage Books. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Harries, Meirion, and Susie. Harries. The Last Days of Innocence: America At War, New York: Vintage Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide).

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