War And Remembrance In The Twentieth Century

War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Total Pages 260
ISBN 0521794366
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Collaborative volume examining how wars have been remembered in Europe, America and the Middle East.

War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Jay Winter,Emmanuel Sivan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-08-27

Collaborative volume examining how wars have been remembered in Europe, America and the Middle East.

War and Remembrance
  • Author : Herman Wouk
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2010-01-30

A masterpiece of historical fiction and "a journey of extraordinary riches" (New York Times Book Review), War and Remembrance stands as perhaps the great novel of America's "Greatest Generation." These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American

Remembering War
  • Author : J. M. Winter
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01

This is a masterful volume on remembrance and war in the twentieth century. Jay Winter locates the fascination with the subject of memory within a long-term trajectory that focuses on the Great War. Images, languages, and practices that appeared during and after the two world wars focused on the need

Shadows of War
  • Author : Efrat Ben-Ze’ev,Ruth Ginio,Jay Winter
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-25

Silence lies between forgetting and remembering. This book explores how different societies have constructed silences to enable men and women to survive and make sense of the catastrophic consequences of armed conflict. Using a range of disciplinary approaches, it examines the silences that have followed violence in twentieth-century Europe, the

Living with War
  • Author : Robert Teigrob
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11

Canada and the United States: we think of one as a peaceable kingdom, the other as a warrior nation. But do our expectations about each country’s attitudes to war and peace match the realities? In Living with War, Robert Teigrob examines how war is experienced and remembered on both

God and War
  • Author : Tom Lawson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22

Despite narratives of secularization, it appears that the British public persistently pay attention to clerical opinion and continually resort to popular expressions of religious faith, not least in time of war. From the throngs of men who gathered to hear the Bishop of London preach recruiting sermons during the First

The Fate of the New Man
  • Author : Claire McCallum
  • Publisher : Northern Illinois University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03

Between 1945 and 1965, the catastrophe of war--and the social and political changes it brought in its wake--had a major impact on the construction of the Soviet masculine ideal. Drawing upon a wide range of visual material, The Fate of the New Man traces the dramatic changes in the representation of the

The Long Shadow  The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : David Reynolds
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-05-12

A critically acclaimed historian describes the first World War in terms of its lasting impact on politics, diplomacy and economics as well as art and literature across the 20th century and not just as a precursor to World War II. 20,000 first printing.

  • Author : Mark Connelly,Stefan Goebel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2018-10-25

In 1914, Ypres was a sleepy Belgian city admired for its magnificent Gothic architecture. The arrival of the rival armies in October 1914 transformed it into a place known throughout the world, each of the combatants associating the place with it its own particular palette of values and imagery. It is now

War beyond Words
  • Author : Jay Winter
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06

What we know of war is always mediated knowledge and feeling. We need lenses to filter out some of its blinding, terrifying light. These lenses are not fixed; they change over time, and Jay Winter's panoramic history of war and memory offers an unprecedented study of transformations in our imaginings

The Great War and Medieval Memory
  • Author : Stefan Goebel
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-25

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

The Gender of Memory
  • Author : Sylvia Paletschek
  • Publisher : Campus Verlag Gmbh
  • Release Date : 2008

This volume addresses the complex relationship between memory, culture, and gender—as well as the representation of women in national memory—in several European countries. An international group of contributors explore the national allegories of memory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the relationship between violence and war in the

War and Memory in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Martin Evans,Kenneth Lunn
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
  • Release Date : 1997-09-01

This unique and absorbing book looks at the ways in which images and memories of war have emerged and endured in the twentieth century. Through a number of studies by the leading experts in the field, ranging from the construction of memorials through to film and personal testimonies, the complex

Remembering the Second World War
  • Author : Patrick Finney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14

Remembering the Second World War brings together an international and interdisciplinary cast of leading scholars to explore the remembrance of this conflict on a global scale. Conceptually, it is premised on the need to challenge nation-centric approaches in memory studies, drawing strength from recent transcultural, affective and multidirectional turns. Divided

Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State  1914   1937
  • Author : Mandy Link
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12

This book focuses on how Irish remembrance of the First World War impacted the emerging Irish identity in the postcolonial Irish Free State. While all combatants of the “war to end all wars” commemorated the war, Irish memorial efforts were fraught with debate over Irish identity and politics that frequently