The Soldiers' Press: Trench Journals in the First World War

The Soldiers' Press: Trench Journals in the First World War

by G. Seal


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Through the first comprehensive investigation and analysis of the English language trench periodicals of the First World War, The Soldiers' Press presents a cultural interpretation of the means and methods through which consent was negotiated between the trenches and the home front.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137303257
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/08/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Graham Seal is Director at the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute at Curtin University, Australia. He has published a number of articles and books on the culture of war, including Inventing the Anzac: The Digger and National Mythology (2004) and Echoes of Anzac (2005). In 2007 he was made a member of the Order of Australia for his research and academic work. His These Few Lines: The Lost Lives of Myra and William Sykes was the joint winner of the National Biography Award in 2008.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. The Zones of War 2. From the Trenches 3. We're Here Because We're Here 4. Things We Want to Know 5. In The Pink 6. The War 7. Identities 8. Suffering Cheerfulness References and Sources

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