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Richard Stobo
Interested in most things History, particularly the Great War and Aust Corps & III Corps in 1918. Cricketing has-been. Follows don’t equal endorsements.
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Prof.Frank McDonough Sep 19
PHOTO OF THE DAY. Trinity College Library, Dublin.
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Prof.Frank McDonough Sep 17
PHOTO OF THE DAY: RAF pilot has a haircut, while reading a book by John Buchan, during WW2, in between saving Britain from invasion.
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Glenn McGrath Sep 11
Congratulations to on becoming the most successful fast bowler in the history of the game. Your dedication, commitment & work ethic are as obvious as your skill & mental…
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Cultural Recall Sep 10
If you missed out on take a look here for legendary live tweets, insights and 📸
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Richard Stobo Sep 9
No problems, and good luck.
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Kristin O'Donnell Sep 8
Replying to @Kiaod
The economic unrest from 1917-1923: /6
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Rokewood Sep 8
Wow. Brilliant, provocative final keynote from Jay Winter on the ‘War & Revolution’—The Second Great War, 1917-23. The immense civil bloodletting, ethnic cleansing, starvation in Europe, from Ireland to Russia
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Richard Stobo Sep 9
A really good presentation, Carole, and thank you for it. A wonderful contrast to the global scope of Peter Frankopan’s keynote immediately before. From history with a telescope to history with a microscope. Thanks again.
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Jeffrey S Reznick Sep 8
.Three cheers to for his brilliant organization of 🎉🎉🎉 Oliver, THANK YOU for an OUTSTANDING conference! 👍
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Geoff Inglis Sep 9
War of 14-18 fairly ordered, mainly focused on combatants. Wars of 17(or 18) - 23 chaotic: key part is slaying of non-combs, esp children. Showed pic of Hasidic syn'g'g in Ukraine destroyed week after Armistice - beginning the 18-22 pogrom live-tweeted it, gd thread
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Linda Hutton Sep 8
Thank you for all your hard work. It was an unmissable experience for an aspiring historian. Greatly enjoyed the talks and the people.
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Chris Netherclift Sep 8
Oliver, it was a great conference, superb speakers and chairs and as a delegate, the networking was superb! Thank you so much for organising this excellent event!
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Richard Stobo Sep 8
Outstanding paper by Prof Winter to conclude a superb conference . A ‘second great war’ 1917-1923/24, centred in eastern Europe, marked by civil chaos and brutality, and unleashed by the war in the west. Well done and thanks for all your work organising.
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Richard Stobo Sep 8
Excellent paper by Mark Connelly on the post-war transformation of Ypres into ‘an outpost of the British empire’. Interesting discussion re. pilgrimage v tourism (and hierarchy of bereavement).
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Gilbey Lund Sep 7
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Geoff Inglis Sep 7
Another wonderfully stimulating day at . Allies day: Great contributions from NZ, Australian, Canadian, Portugese, Irish, (part)Italian (& Eng) Prix d'or to Bill Stewart for his crisp & stimulating Operation Delta
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Richard Stobo Sep 8
Great to meet you , and sorry I missed the chance to say farewell. I owe you a beer. Hopefully our paths will cross again down the track and look forward to the next podcast!
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Kristin O'Donnell Sep 7
A wonderful evening closes with an after dinner address by . A treat!
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Richard Stobo Sep 8
Strachan: First World War worked for one coalition, but not for the other. Germany’s alliance was not a partnership of equals.
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Richard Stobo Sep 8
Hew Strachan: The First World War saw strategy shift from the military sphere to the political. That separation is still with us today, and resulted in institutional struggles. Was bad news for monarchies, good news for democracies.
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