Many of the tensions of the Great War remain scarily unresolved.
By Damian Howard SJ.
100 years on: How many saw the war as a means to spiritual salvation.
Yes, there are similarities between July 2014 and July 1914 – but differences, too.
The conflicts unleashed in 1914 were not confined to the military sphere. They were also a battle of ideas and a clash of cultures.
It's too simplistic to say Ferdinand's assassination caused the Great War.
Sociologist Frank Furedi wades into issues from democracy to modern child-rearing with Mischa Moselle.
The First World War unravelled adult authority over the next generation.
The political crisis that provoked the First World War still haunts the West.
This isn't another example of Paxman-like, shouty revisionism about the First World War, but a brilliant essay in the history of ideas, and in the decline of ideas as a shared currency.