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Personal Narratives, Peripheral Theatres: Essays on the Great War (1914-18)

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9783319668505
SKU 9783319668505
Autor Anthony Barker, Maria Eugenia Pereira, Maria Teresa Cortez, Paulo Alexandre Pereira, Otilia Martins
Rok Wydania 2018
Oprawa Twarda
Ilość stron 286
Format 155 x 235
445,00 zł
This book is a collection of essays on neglected aspects of the Great War. It begins by asking what exactly was so "Great" about it, before turning to individual studies of various aspects of the war. These fall broadly into two categories. Firstly personal, micro-narratives that deal directly with the experience of war, often derived from contemporary interest in diaries and oral histories. Presenting both a close-up view of the viscerality, and the tedium and powerlessness of personal situations, these same narratives also address the effects of the war on hitherto under-regarded groups such as children and animals. Secondly, the authors look at the impact of the course of the war on theatres, often left out in reflections on the main European combatants and therefore not part of the regular iconography of the trenches in places such as Denmark, Canada, India, the Levant, Greece and East Africa.
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SKU 9783319668505
Autor Anthony Barker, Maria Eugenia Pereira, Maria Teresa Cortez, Paulo Alexandre Pereira, Otilia Martins
Rok Wydania 2018
Oprawa Twarda
Ilość stron 286
Format 155 x 235
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