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The Resource Sites of memory, sites of mourning : the Great War in European cultural history, Jay Winter

Sites of memory, sites of mourning : the Great War in European cultural history, Jay Winter

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Sites of memory, sites of mourning : the Great War in European cultural history
Title
Sites of memory, sites of mourning
Title remainder
the Great War in European cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Jay Winter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Jay Winter's powerful new study of the collective remembrance of the Great War offers a major reassessment of one of the critical episodes in the cultural history of the twentieth century. Using a great variety of literary, artistic, and architectural evidence, Dr. Winter looks anew at the culture of commemoration, and the ways in which communities endeavoured to find collective solace after 1918. Taking issue with the prevailing 'Modernist' interpretation of the
  • European reaction to the appalling events of 1914-1918, Dr. Winter instead argues that what characterized that reaction was, rather, the attempt to interpret the Great War within traditional frames of reference. Tensions arose, inevitably
Member of
Cataloging source
  • DLC
  • DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winter, J. M
Dewey number
940.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D523
LC item number
.W58 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Memory
  • Gedenktekens
  • Gedenkplaatsen
  • Eerste Wereldoorlog
  • Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918
  • Mémoire collective
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Sites of memory, sites of mourning : the Great War in European cultural history, Jay Winter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
31740306
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780521496827
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
94044586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31740306
  • (WaOLN)1711895
Label
Sites of memory, sites of mourning : the Great War in European cultural history, Jay Winter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
31740306
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780521496827
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
94044586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31740306
  • (WaOLN)1711895

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