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Sites of memory, sites of mourning
An accessible and poignant study of the 'collective remembrance' of the Great War by Jay Winter, offers a major reassessment of one of the critical episodes in the cultural history of the 20th century. Dr Winter looks anew at the culture of commemoration and the ways in which our communities endeavoured to find collective solace after 1918. Taking issue with the prevailing 'modernist' interpretation of the European reaction to the appalling events of 1914–18, Dr Winter argues that what characterised that reaction was, rather, the attempt to interpret the Great War within traditional frames of reference. Tensions arose inevitably. Sites of memory, sites of mourning is a profound and moving book of pivotal importance for the attempt to understand the course of European history during modern times. 2014 edition.
Soft cover, photographs, 310 pages.