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Description - Under the Shadow of Defeat by Karine Varley

Based on extensive archival research, this book is the first wide-ranging analysis of how memories of the Franco-Prussian War shaped French political culture and identities. Examining war remembrance as an emerging mass phenomenon in Europe, it sheds new light on the relationship between memories and the emergence of new concepts of the nation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230005198
ISBN-10: 0230005195
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 299
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Karine Varley

KARINE VARLEY is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, and Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. She has lectured at Durham University and is currently Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Edinburgh.