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Dynamic of destruction : culture and mass killing in the First World War

Author: Alan Kramer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, [2008]
Series: Making of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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Award-winning historian Alan Kramer offers a vivid new account of the wave of cultural destruction and mass killing that swept across Europe in the second and third decades of the twentieth century.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Kramer
ISBN: 9780192803429 0192803425 0199543771 9780199543779
OCLC Number: 254545613
Description: IX, 434 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: 1. The Burning of Louvain ; 2. The Radicalization of Warfare ; 3. The Warriors ; 4. German Singularity? ; 5. Culture and War ; 6. Trench Warfare and its Consequences ; 7. War, bodies, and minds ; 8. Victory or trauma? ; Conclusion ; Historiographical Note ; Bibliography
Series Title: Making of the modern world.
Responsibility: Alan Kramer.

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