Cornell University

Foreign Fields: Perspectives on the Great War

Monday, June 30, 2014 at 8:00am to 9:00pm

Olin Library, Level 1 and B1
Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

This exhibition explores the cultural and political frontiers of World War I, examining its effects from a variety of national and transnational viewpoints. Highlights include a series of historic cartographic materials and original maps created using GIS to demonstrate the extent of the war’s reach. Other materials—diaries, letters, posters—reveal cross-cultural exchanges that reflect the war’s broad geographical scope, from Ottoman to Canadian, Australian to Bulgarian.

Olin Library is open Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Check Library website for exceptions:

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Susette Newberry

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