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The unquiet Western Front : Britain's role in literature and history

Author: Brian Bond
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Britain's role in the First World War has been portrayed mainly through literature, films and plays, in most cases with a marked unhistorical, anti-war spirit. This 2002 book follows the controversy  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Bond
ISBN: 9780521036412 0521036410 9780521809955 0521809959
OCLC Number: 86167371
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements; 1. The necessary war, 1914-18; 2. Goodbye to all that, 1919-33; 3. Donkeys and Flanders mud: the war rediscovered in the 1960s; 4. Thinking the unthinkable: the first world war as history; Sir Lees Knowles (1857-1928); The Lees Knowles lectures; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Brian Bond.
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'... much needed ... Professor Brian Bond makes a thought-provoking bid to claw the First World War back to history, away from popular myth ... Brian Bond's arresting, sensible book, concentrating in Read more...

 
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