Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars
Oxford University Press, 1991 - 264 pages
This book is about war and the sanctification of it; offers an analysis of what Mosse calls the Myth of the War Experience--a vision of war that masks its horror, consecrates its memory, and ultimately justifies its purpose.
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - kant1066 - LibraryThing
This book, one of the best and most insightful I have read in a long time, rests at a cross-section between art, culture, sociology, and memory. At 225 pages, it is both extremely short, and yet ... Consulter l'avis complet
Fallen soldiers: reshaping the memory of the world warsAvis d'utilisateur - Not Available - Book Verdict
This review of the cultural and political impact of World War I complements Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory ( LJ 7/75) by tracing primarily the German experience. Mosse draws less upon ... Consulter l'avis complet