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Library Course Guide for: FILM AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Selected Internet Resources for Film and International Relations:

    Digital Resources:

  • After the Day of Infamy (Library of Congress)
    After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor presents approximately twelve hours of opinions recorded in the days and months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor from more than two hundred individuals in cities and towns across the United States. On December 8, 1941 (the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor), Alan Lomax, then "assistant in charge" of the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center), sent a telegram to fieldworkers in ten different localities across the United States, asking them to collect "man-on-the-street" reactions of ordinary Americans to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent declaration of war by the United States.

  • Anthm for Doomed Youth (Brigham Young University)
    This exhibit of literature from the Great War commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the war on November 11, 1918, and is dedicated to all who suffered in the Great War of 1914-1918.

  • Books go to War: The Armed Services Editions in World War Two (University of Virginia)
    ARMED SERVICES EDITIONS were paperback books that were cheaply produced and distributed free in the expectation that they would not only be read, but read up, as well. As it happened, some Gl's brought copies home when they came back from the war.

  • Despatches from Gallipoli (National Library of Australia)
    Charles Bean, Keith Murdoch, Phillip Schuler and Charles Smith were four Australians who went to Gallipoli as journalists during World War 1. This website aims to introduce these men and their writing, as well as to highlight their role in the development of an Australian identity.

  • Dream Voices: Siegfried Sassoon, Memory and War
    ‘Dream Voices’ traces the complex intertwining of the documented, the remembered, and the imagined in Sassoon’s published and unpublished writings.

  • Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings
    About the well-publicized Nazi book burnings of the 1930s, and American responses.

  • Gallipoli (Auckland City Libraries)
    Dugouts - barbed wire - trenches - the wounded and dying...many of the contemporary newspaper accounts of Gallipoli included photographs and other images, which brought the harsh reality of the campaign into the homes and minds of the population.

  • Gallipoli 1915: The Drama of the Dardanelles
    "The drama of the Dardanelles campaign by reason of the beauty of its setting, the grandeur of its theme and the unhappiness of its ending, will always rank amongst the world's classic tragedies. The story is a record of lost opportunities and eventual failure..." (C.F. Aspinall-Oglander, History Of The Great War Based On Official Documents: Military Operations: Gallipoli)

  • The First World War Poetry Digital Archive (University of Oxford)
    The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research. Includes works by Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Roland Leighton, and others. Also includes films.

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  • Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web (Smithsonian Institution)
    Sear on "war", "vietnam", etc., to find excellent, illustrated sites.