British Culture and the First World War: Experience, Representation and MemoryDe (autor) Dr Toby Thacker
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 25 Sep 2014
Unique exploration of how the arts contributed to the formation of collective memory in Britain
Toby Thacker is Lecturer in Modern European History at Cardiff University, UK. He is the author of Joseph Goebbels: Life and Death (2009), Music after Hitler, 1945-1955 (2007) and The End of the Third Reich: Defeat, Denazification, and Nuremberg, 1944-1946 (2006).
List of Illustrations and MapsIntroduction1. 'And grant us thy peace': Introducing the Artists, and the Threat of War2. 'We are on the eve of horrible things': The British Declaration of War3. 'We have come into our heritage': The British Expeditionary Force in Flanders, August-December 19144. 'Not for a moment do our spirits flag': The Western Front in 19155. 'We are not making much progress': Gallipoli, Salonika, and Palestine6. 'Gigantic, tenacious grim, futile and bloody': The Somme7. 'A life without horizon or hope': Passchendaele8. 'With our backs to the wall': The Crisis of 19189. 'This old war is closing': The Hundred Days10. 'Those disillusioned years': The Early Post-War Period11. 'The unseen face': Redemption and Resurrection12. 'Their Name Liveth for Evermore': The Construction of MemoryNotesBibliography and SourcesIndex