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BKLYN Centennial: America in the First World War

by BKLYNPeterO | 10 items

April 2017 marks the hundred-year-anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, also known as the First World War (1914-1918). Learn about how American involvement in the cataclysmic 'war to end all wars' and its aftermath inaugurated a new world-historical role for the U.S. that woul...

Created on: April 19, 2017

Stories about War and Conflict

by MPL_TEEN_DEPT | 19 items

War and conflict can happen on a school bus full of kids, a city street, or in a foreign or not-so-foreign land. In a world where war happens the majority of those who fight are the young. Therefore, books about war and conflict remain an essential part of reading for young adults.

Created on: May 01, 2012

BKLYN: World War 1 Reads

by BklynJohnL | 7 items

100 years ago, World War 1 finally ended. The literature about the experience has always been fascinating and horrifying.

Created on: November 10, 2018

BKLYNBookMatch: New novels about World War I and World War II

by libraryfamily62 | 8 items

This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch here: www.bklynlibrary.org/bookmatch

Created on: March 04, 2019

BKLYN BookMatch: politics and presidential campaigns & travel writing

by BKLYNCORINAB | 10 items

This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here: www.bklynlibrary.org/bookmatch

Created on: September 11, 2018

Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1846-1877

by robhoma | 17 items

This booklist is taken from a course taught by David Blight of Yale University that explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history: nat...

Created on: March 29, 2014

Historical Fiction: War Stories

by lrox31 | 3 items

Novels that take place during war times or are about war in general.

Created on: October 26, 2010

The Vietnam War

by OneBookOneMarkham | 11 items

The Vietnam War is both the backdrop and actor in The Headmaster's Wager. Learn more about the Vietnam War by checking out these titles.

Created on: July 06, 2012

BKLYN BookMatch: The Bosnian War

by BklynAlex | 7 items

This booklist provides first-person accounts, and well-researched reporting on the Bosnian War. The individuals, families, cities, and entire populations who have been decimated by unconscionable war crimes speak truth to future generations in the pages of these books. Are you looking for a curated...

Created on: December 09, 2019

Downton Abbey

by debwalker | 26 items

For those fascinated by the world of Downton Abbey - Edwardian England and the impact of the Great War on the upstairs downstairs world.

Created on: January 12, 2012