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Jay Winter is Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University, Connecticut. He came to Yale from the University of Cambridge, where he took his doctorate and where he taught history from 1979 to 2001 and was a Fellow of Pembroke College. He is the author of Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (1995); Remembering War (2006) and Dreams of Peace and ... Freedom (2006). In 1997, he received an Emmy award for the best documentary series of the year as co-producer and co-writer of 'The Great War and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century', an eight-hour series broadcast on PBS and the BBC, and shown subsequently in 28 countries. He is one of the founders of the Historial de la grande guerre, the international museum of the Great War, in Péronne, Somme, France. His biography of René Cassin, written with Antoine Prost and published in French in 2011, was published in an English edition by Cambridge University Press in 2013. (Read more)
Cambridge University Press bibliography
Jay Winter on The Cambridge History of the First World War
Jay Winter, HIST 202: European Civilization, 1648-1945 (Yale University: Open Yale Courses), http://oyc.yale.edu (Accessed 18/06/2014). License Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
Jay Winter - Capital Cities at War: Paris, London and Berlin, courtesy of Fritt Ord
Jay Winter - Commemorating Catastrophe: Remembering the Great War 100 years on, courtesy of Fritt Ord
Jay Winter lecture, as part of the 'Humanitas Visiting Professorship in War Studies'
Humanitas: Jay Winter at the University of Cambridge Lecture One, courtesy of CRASSH and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue.
From the blog
An Interview with Jay Winter
In this extended interview, Jay Winter, the general editor of The Cambridge History of the First World War, discusses his work on the first truly transnational history of the Great War that integrates the military, the political, and the social …
Writing the History of the Great War
General Introduction Writing history is always a dialogue. When historians put pen to paper, they carry with them the accumulated interpretations their colleagues have developed over time. Frequently, it is against the grain of these interpretat…
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