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Commemorating War

The Politics of Memory (Memory and Narrative)
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Transaction Publishers
Cultural studies, Warfare & Defence, Military - General, History, Sociology, Military, War and society, Social aspects, Cognitive Psychology, Customs & Traditions, History / Military / General, M
ContributionsTimothy Ashplant (Editor), Graham Dawson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8056057M
ISBN 100765808153
ISBN 139780765808158

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This volume examines some of the social changes that have led to this development, among them the passing of the two world wars from survivor into cultural Commemorating War book. Focusing on the politics of war memory and commemoration, the book illuminates the struggle to install particular.

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Or should they cover themselves in shame and hope that the nation soon forgets. In this book, Anne Dolan explores the tensions between memory and forgetting in twentieth-century Ireland.

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This book is about the commemoration of the Irish Civil War. Working from the perspective of the winners of a war no-one wished to fight, it examines how the memory of the victor's dead is treated in both public and private spheres.

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