The Road to 1914: The Myths of Nationalism with Margaret Macmillan

The Road to 1914: The Myths of Nationalism with Margaret Macmillan

Margaret MacMillan talks to her nephew Dan about her seminal book 'The War That Ended Peace: The Road To 1914'. They discuss the importance of storytelling to the historian's process, the ways in which political actors at the time viewed the relation between fate and choice, the role that masculine insecurity played in the build up to the war and also examine the construct of and myths surrounding nationalistic feeling in the pre-war years. They even consider the possibility of an alternate course of events that involved Britain not entering the war at all.

Running Time
33 minutes
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Nathan Williams
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The Road to 1914: The Myths of Nationalism with Margaret Macmillan» (21)

Donna S. avatar
Donna S.

It was a decent movie. Very entertaining!

Sara S. avatar
Sara S.

My personal pick for best picture of the year.

Laura avatar

a new addition to my personal top 10 list! One of the best movies I've ever seen. It's an extremely complicated movie.

Arthur Lopez avatar
Arthur Lopez

Must see if you like Documentary

Larry B. avatar
Larry B.

Great performances and ever better plot. I highly recommend this movie to all ages.

Frank avatar

Can't wait to watch the film again to digest it better. Would lose if watched on DVD, without any doubt a film to be enjoyed on the big screen!

Margaret Graham avatar
Margaret Graham

Very interesting concept! This was a great movie!

Jeffrey H. avatar
Jeffrey H.

This is Spell-Binding! A Marvelous Documentary Flick, that is solidly backed with a fantastic script, proficient direction & note-worthy performances. A Big Winner!

Andrew avatar

I can't explain enough how brilliant the movie was, it's perfect, and that's definitely an understatement

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Donald Harrison

A simple movie done really, really well.

Samantha avatar

The movie is littered with interesting themes which adds further depth to this already amazing story.