Monuments of World War I. Historiography and Future Research Perspectives

Mgr. Stanislav Knob, Ph.D. (Ostravská univerzita, Centrum pro hospodářské a sociální dějiny)


The paper will focus on the war monuments and the possibilities of using them for historical scholarship on the fates of the "common people" during the war, . It will review the respective historiography on the subject produced by national as well as regional historiographies. In the second part it will also test the possibilities of using genealogy for reconstructing the war experiences from below.