The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front and the Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-18.
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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.
Biographical / Historical
Professor Timothy Travers, University of Calgary [Canada], took his Ph.D. in history at Yale University [United States]. His research interests include: 19th and 20th century warfare; modern tactical and strategic thought; film and history; and popular culture.
Travers's other publications include: "Samuel Smiles and the Victorian work ethic" (1987); "How the war was won: command and technology in the British Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918" (1992); "Gallipoli 1915" (2001).
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A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and the National Register of Archives, London.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The typescript was deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Professor Travers in April 1986.
This collection (fonds) level description was prepared by Katharine Thomson of Churchill Archives Centre in October 2003, using information from Calgary University's history faculty and from the British Library.
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