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Sites of memory, sites of mourning the Great War in European cultural history by J. M. Winter

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918.,
  • Memory.,
  • Europe -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-297) and index.

StatementJay Winter.
SeriesStudies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD523 .W58 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1118367M
ISBN 100521496829
LC Control Number94044586

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