Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
1 online resource (xx, 448 p.,  p. of plates) ; maps
Introduction : clash of dreams
pt. I: Dramatis personae. 1. Brother and sister
2. A man of no illusions
3. A clergyman's daughter
4. Holy warriors
5. Boy miner
6. On the eve
pt. II: 1914. 7. A strange light
8. As swimmers into cleanness leaping
9. The God of Right will watch the fight
pt. III: 1915. 10. This isn't war
11. In the thick of it
12. Not this tide
pt. IV: 1916. 13. We regret nothing
14. God, God, where's the rest of the boys?
15. Casting away arms
pt. V: 1917. 16. Between the lion's jaws
17. The world is my country
18. Drowning on land
19. Please don't die
pt. VI: 1918. 20. Backs to the wall
21. There are more dead than living now
pt. VII: Exeunt omnes. 22. The devil's own hand
23. An imaginary cemetery.
World War I stands as one of history's most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation. In his riveting narrative, Hochschild brings it to life as never before while focusing on the long-ignored moral drama of the war's critics, alongside its generals and heroes.