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"This strong, clear, and well-written book provides a useful new lens with which to view World War I. General readers, as well as scholars of literature, history, and culture, will find much to recommend Age of Fear."

"Informed by hardcore historical research throughout, this insightful and well-written book abounds with keen observations. Age of Fear makes an original and much-needed contribution."

"A well-researched and well-grounded addition to the scholarship of World War I. Zachary Smith offers a fresh perspective by chronologically tracing the intense anti-German hysteria of the WWI home front."

"Based on a rich array of sources, Age of Fear offers a fresh take on a troubling chapter of our past. A thoughtful analysis of American political culture with lessons for our own fearful times, it is a necessary and timely book."

"This is a thoughtful, well-written piece of scholarship... the similarities between the war years and the present were clear and impossible to ignore... Sadly, for all that has changed in 100 years, the book is a sobering reminder of lessons we have not yet learned."

Age of Fear
Othering and American Identity during World War I
Publication Date: 5 Mar 2019
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 248 pages
Illustrations: 19 b&w illus.
ISBN: 9781421427270