By Tim Haughton,Nicholas Martin

ISBN-10: 1138703567

ISBN-13: 9781138703568

ISBN-10: 1409444287

ISBN-13: 9781409444282

concentrating on 3 of the defining moments of the 20 th century - the tip of the 2 international Wars and the cave in of the Iron Curtain - this quantity offers a wealthy selection of authoritative essays, masking a variety of thematic, nearby, temporal and methodological views. through re-examining the stressful legacies of the century’s 3 significant conflicts, the amount illuminates a couple of recurrent but differentiated rules pertaining to memorialisation, mythologisation, mobilisation, commemoration and disagreement, reconstruction and illustration within the aftermath of clash. The post-conflict courting among the residing and the lifeless, the contestation of stories and legacies of conflict in cultural and political discourses, and the importance of generations are key threads binding the gathering jointly. whereas no longer claiming to be the definitive examine of so titanic a topic, the gathering however offers a sequence of enlightening historic and cultural views from prime students within the box, and it pushes again the bounds of the burgeoning box of the research of legacies and stories of battle. Bringing jointly historians, literary students, political scientists and cultural reports specialists to debate the legacies and thoughts of warfare in Europe (1918-1945-1989), the gathering makes an immense contribution to the continuing interdisciplinary dialog concerning the interwoven legacies of twentieth-century Europe’s 3 significant conflicts.

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