A translation of the book by a leading Polish specialist closes one of the major
gaps in the Russian historiography of the intellectual history in the era of World War I.
The Eastern European material new to the Russian reader reveals many details of the «war
of professors» waged by European intellectuals, which generated and entrenched many
dangerous stereotypes in a number of social sciences.
First World War; 1912–1923; Poland; geopolitics; anthropology; military psychiatry; nationalism, agitation.