Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America
Neiberg The Path to War

Briefings, Booktalks, and Conversations

The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America

May 16, 2017 | 11:30 am to 12:30 pm | Center for the Study of America and the West

About the Event

As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, we are pleased to feature Michael Neiberg on his latest book, analyzing how Americans moved from ambivalence toward the war in Europe to belligerence and beyond. He examines the social, political, and financial forces at work and the role of public opinion and popular culture, showing how all these factors contributed to the pivot toward war. His most recent books include: Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe (Basic Books, 2015); The Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris, 1944 (Basic Books, 2012); and Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of War in 1914 (Harvard University Press, 2011).

Books will be available for purchase at this event. 


Venue

FPRI

1528 Walnut Street, Suite 610
Philadelphia. PA. US. 19102


Registration

Free and open to the public. Advance registration is required.

Lunch immediately following exclusively for FPRI Members at the $500 level and above. 

Register for this event. 

For more information, contact Rachel Hemler at rhemler@fpri.org or at 215-732-3774 ext. 112.


Speakers

Michael Neiberg

Michael Neiberg - Michael Neiberg, a Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, is Professor of History in the Department of National Security Studies at the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA.