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War Stories : The War Memoir in History and Literature (Hardcover)

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Although war memoirs constitute a rich, varied literary form, they are often dismissed by historians as unreliable. This collection of essays is one of the first to explore the modern war memoir, revealing the genre's surprising capacity for breadth and sophistication while remaining sensitive to the challenges it poses for scholars. Covering conflicts from the Napoleonic era to today, the studies gathered here consider how memoirs have been used to transmit particular views of war even as they have emerged within specific social and political contexts.

Number of Pages: 324
Genre: History, Literary Criticism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: November 22, 2016
TCIN: 52838007
UPC: 9781785333071
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-9111
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