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Fear : a cultural history

Author: Joanna Bourke
Publisher: London : Virago, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Fear is one of the most basic and powerful of human emotions. This work looks into the fears of British and American citizens, from battle experiences to AIDS and cancer and gives insight into the mindset of the 20th century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Bourke
ISBN: 1844081567 9781844081561
OCLC Number: 225045901
Notes: Originally published 2005.
Awards: Shortlisted for Mind Book of the Year Award 2006.
Description: xii, 500 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Joanna Bourke.

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A history of the twentieth century through those British and American people who experienced the fears of their time - by Wolfson History Prize-winner Joanna Bourke  Read more...

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Illuminating and unfailingly interesting Lucy Hughes-Hallett, SUNDAY TIMES *'Joanna Bourke, graceful, shrewd, brilliantly compendious in research, has written a history as topical as your morning Read more...

 
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