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The great war and urban life in Germany : Freiburg, 1914-1918

Author: Roger Chickering
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roger Chickering offers the most comprehensive history ever written of a German city at war.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Chickering
ISBN: 0521109779 9780521109772
OCLC Number: 316311112
Description: xiv, 628 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: total war and total history; 1. The loveliest place to live in Germany; 2. The beginning; 3. Visitations; 4. Tools and toils of war; 5. Collecting things; 6. Breakdown; 7. The war on the senses; 8. Public intimacies; 9. War and locality; 10. The national community in town; 11. Class; 12. Transections; 13. Fragmentation; 14. Exhaustion.
Series Title: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare.
Responsibility: Roger Chickering.

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'Chickering's unfailingly observant, detailed and comprehensive study of civilian life in Freiburg in Breisgua during World War I is a marvel of nuance and insight.' Michael Geyer, The Journal of Read more...

 
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