Remembering the “Forgotten War”: American Historiography on World War I

  title={Remembering the “Forgotten War”: American Historiography on World War I},
  author={Jennifer D. Keene},
  journal={The Historian},
  pages={439 - 468}
  • Jennifer D. Keene
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • The Historian
  • WORLD WAR I has occupied an uneasy place in the American public and political consciousness. In the 1920s and 1930s, controversies over the war permeated the nation’s cultural and political life, influencing memorial culture and governmental policy. Interest in the war, however, waned considerably after World War II, a much larger and longer war for the United States. Despite a plethora of scholarly works examining nearly every aspect of the war, interest in the war remains limited even among… CONTINUE READING
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