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.
Hardcover, 288 pages
December 15th 2008
by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published November 3rd 2008)
Jenny Macleod is a Lecturer in 20th Century History at the University of Hull, having previously worked at the University of Edinburgh and King's College, London. A graduate of Edinburgh and Pembroke College, Cambridge. she is the co-founder of the International Society for First World War Studies and an associate editor of its journal, First World War Studies.