Publisher: Routledge; Revised ed. edition (December 10, 2014)
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concentrating on 3 of the defining moments of the 20 th century - the tip of the 2 international Wars and the cave in of the Iron Curtain - this quantity offers a wealthy choice of authoritative essays, protecting a variety of thematic, nearby, temporal and methodological views. by way of re-examining the tense legacies of the century’s 3 significant conflicts, the quantity illuminates a few recurrent but differentiated principles referring to memorialisation, mythologisation, mobilisation, commemoration and war of words, reconstruction and illustration within the aftermath of clash. The post-conflict dating among the dwelling and the lifeless, the contestation of stories and legacies of conflict in cultural and political discourses, and the importance of generations are key threads binding the gathering jointly. whereas now not claiming to be the definitive learn of so big an issue, the gathering however provides a chain of enlightening ancient and cultural views from major students within the box, and it pushes again the limits of the burgeoning box of the learn of legacies and stories of battle. Bringing jointly historians, literary students, political scientists and cultural stories specialists to debate the legacies and thoughts of warfare in Europe (1918-1945-1989), the gathering makes an immense contribution to the continuing interdisciplinary dialog concerning the interwoven legacies of twentieth-century Europe’s 3 significant conflicts.