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The Great War and Medieval Memory: War, Remembrance and Medievalism in Britain and Germany, 1914-1940 (Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare)

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A genuinely comparative study of the cultural impact of the Great War on British and German societies in the first half of the twentieth century. Taking public commemorations as its focus, this book unravels the British and German search for historical continuity and meaning in the shadow of an unprecedented human catastrophe. In both countries, the survivors of the Great ...more
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Published August 31st 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 25th 2007)
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