In spite of the cruelty and suffering they inflicted—well known to anyone who fought in one—wars had a remarkably good press among civilians until some years into the twentieth century. In 1914, as the historian Eric Hobsbawm has written, ‘the peoples of Europe, for however brief a moment, wen…
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