Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory, and the First World War in Britain

Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory, and the First World War in Britain

by Janet S. K. Watson
     
 

Janet Watson's 2004 book is an illuminating study of war and memory.See more details below

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Janet Watson's 2004 book is an illuminating study of war and memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831536
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2004
Series:
Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series, #16
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
986,585
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of 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.

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