The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation

Paul MillerPresented by Dr Paul Miller, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and
Associate Professor of History at McDaniel College (US), this video and audio podcast explores how a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have shaped our memory of the Sarajevo assassination. He contests the tension between history and memory and explores how what we think we see shapes what we think about the past

Watch and download the podcast at: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/sandwich-sabotaged-civilisation-video.

This podcast is part of the series First World War: New Perspectives available on Oxford Podcasts: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/first-world-war-new-perspectives.

You can download the image discussed from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gavrilo_Princip_captured_in_Sarajevo_1914.jpg (Public Domain) and read more about Gavrilo Princip on the Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gavrilo_Princip.

Cite : The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation (http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/?p=2564) by Paul Miller (http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/author/pmiller/) licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/)

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About Paul Miller

Paul Miller is Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK), and Associate Professor of History, McDaniel College (Westminster, Maryland, USA). His first book, entitled From Revolutionaries to Citizens (Duke UP, 2002), examined the anti-militarist Left in France before the First World War. Further projects included a documentary film on the bombing of Auschwitz debate and several articles on genocide memory in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is currently working on a book on the Sarajevo assassination for Oxford UP’s “Pivotal Moments in World History” series, as well as a larger project on the history/memory of the Sarajevo assassination provisionally entitled June 28, 1914: A Day in History and Memory.

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