Roger Chickering, 2004–2005 | National Humanities Center

Roger Chickering (NHC Fellow, 2004–05)

Project Title

Total War in a Lovely Place: A Cultural History of Freiburg, 1914-1918

Georgetown University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2004–05

Roger Chickering completed the final six chapters of his manuscript, tentatively titled The Great War in Freiburg, 1914–1918: A Historical Essay, which will be published in English by Cambridge University Press and in German by the Schoeningh Verlag. He also wrote a chapter, "Die Universität im Ersten Weltkrieg," for the Festschrift to commemorate the 550th anniversary of the founding of the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg. He wrote a paper, "A Tale of Two Tales: Grand Narratives of War in the Age of Revolution," which he presented at a conference on "War in the Age of Revolution, 1776–1815," held at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C.; papers from the conference will be published in a volume coedited by Roger Chickering and Stig Foerster (Cambridge University Press).