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Your death would be mine : Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great War

Author: Martha Hanna
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul and Marie Pireaud, a young couple from southwest France, were newlyweds when World War 1 erupted. With Paul in the army they were forced to conduct their marriage mostly by correspondence. Drawing upon hundreds of letters they wrote, the author tells their story and reveals a powerful and personal perspective on war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Paul Pireaud; Marie Pireaud; Marie Pireaud; Paul Pireaud
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Hanna
ISBN: 0674038274 9780674038271
OCLC Number: 646814907
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of J. Russell Major Prize 2007
Nominated for Joan Kelly Memorial Prize in Women's History 2007
Nominated for Paul Birdsall Prize 2008
Nominated for David H. Pinkney Prize 2006
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction 1. How Sad the Countryside Is 2. Here It Is Extermination on the Ground 3. Oh, How I Suffered, My Poor Paul 4. No One Is Happy in War 5. We Are Martyrs of the Century Conclusion Notes Index
Responsibility: Martha Hanna.

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Paul and Marie Pireaud, a young peasant couple from southwest France, were newlyweds when World War I erupted. Drawing upon the hundreds of letters they wrote, Martha Hanna tells their moving story  Read more...

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Martha Hanna achieves the remarkable feat of connecting the lives of two people to the events of a world war. This accomplishment is all the more impressive for her ability to never lose sight of Read more...

 
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