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Fighting different wars : experience, memory, and the First World War

Author: Janet S K Watson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.
Series: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using a wealth of published and unpublished wartime and restropective writings, this 2004 book contrasts war as lived experience and war as memory. Fighting Different Wars is an interesting, richly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet S K Watson
ISBN: 052103549X 9780521035491 9780521831536 0521831539
OCLC Number: 917273832
Description: XIV, 333 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: experience, memory and the Great War; Part I. Experience and the War: 1. Soldiers and 'khaki girls': men and women in military and paramilitary organisations; 2. The healing of her men: amateur and professional hospital workers; 3. Other armies: auxiliary war workers; 4. A family at war: the Beales of Standen; Part II. Memory and the War: 5. The soldier's story: publishing and the postwar years; 6. Creating disillusionment in popular memory; 7. Still fighting: memory enters history; Conclusion: climbing out of the trenches; Select bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare
Responsibility: Janet S.K. Watson.

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