Education: War Study

Over 200 patient researchers, poring for years through masses of records and data which, if filed, would require 200 miles of shelving, will soon have produced 200 stalwart volumes entitled The Economic and Social History of the World War, a survey than which nothing more monumental was ever undertaken in the history of History.

The giant compilation is the project of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Archives in the Central Empires were found scrupulously complete and orderly. Britain's War archives would have required 35 miles of shelving, every inch of the miles...

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