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The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition
     

The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition

by Paul Fussell
 
World War I changed a generation, ushered in the modern era, and revolutionized how we see the world. Drawing from a variety of primary sources--including personal correspondence, newspapers, and literary works--this award-winning landmark study by Paul Fussell, originally published in 1975, changed how we look at World War I. Enhanced with a wide selection of rare

Overview

World War I changed a generation, ushered in the modern era, and revolutionized how we see the world. Drawing from a variety of primary sources--including personal correspondence, newspapers, and literary works--this award-winning landmark study by Paul Fussell, originally published in 1975, changed how we look at World War I. Enhanced with a wide selection of rare and fascinating images, this edition of The Great War and Modern Memory helps us fully grasp the true scope and continuing impact of this catastrophic war.

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Library Journal
★ 11/01/2013
An erudite yet accessible landmark study. This illustrated version will draw more readers to a book that places the war and its effects in deep cultural context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402791666
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Fussell is a professor emeritus of English Literature at the University of Pennsylvania who served as an infantry officer during World War II. He is the acclaimed author of more than 20 books, including Class: a Guide Through the American Status System (Touchstone 1992) and The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 (Modern Library 2005).

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