Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era / Edition 1

Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era / Edition 1

by Jenny Macleod
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230517404

ISBN-13: 9780230517400

Pub. Date: 12/23/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The legacy of defeat in war reverberates through private and collective memory and remains a sub-text in international relations and political discourse. This book examines the manner in which a series of military defeats have been understood and remembered by individuals and societies in the era of modern industrialised warfare.  See more details below

Overview

The legacy of defeat in war reverberates through private and collective memory and remains a sub-text in international relations and political discourse. This book examines the manner in which a series of military defeats have been understood and remembered by individuals and societies in the era of modern industrialised warfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230517400
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/23/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Macleod Defeat and Memory in Modern History; J.Horne Defeat and Foreign Rule as a Narrative of National Rebirth – The German Memory of the Napoleonic Period in the 19th and Early 20th century; C.Koller From Heroic Defeat to Mutilated Victory: the Myth of Caporetto in Fascist Italy; V.Wilcox Taboos of Defeat: Unmentionable Memories of the Franco-Prussian War in France, 1870-1914; K.Varley Religious War, German War, Total War: The Shadow of the Thirty Years' War on German War Making in the Twentieth Century; K.Cramer The Stories of Defeated Aggressors: International History, National Identity and Collective Memory after 1945; P.Finney Defeat, Due Process, and Denial: War Crimes Trials and Nationalist Revisionism in Comparative Perspective; D.Bloxham Memory of War and War Crimes: Japanese Historical Consciousness and the Tokyo Trial; M.Futamura War Veterans and Kamikaze Memorialization: A Case Study of Defeat Remembrance as Revitalization Movement; M.G.Sheftall Confederate Defeat and Cultural Expressions of Memory, 1877-1940; K.L.Cox Gallipoli to Golgotha: Remembering the Internment of the Russian White Army at Gallipoli, 1920-3; A.Shmelev The Memory of French Military Defeat at Dien Bien Phu and the Defence of French Algeria; S.Tyre The Enduring Paradigm of the 'Lost Cause': Defeat in Vietnam, the Stab-in-the Back Legend, and the Construction of a Myth; J.Kimball

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