Altered Memories of the Great War: Divergent Narratives of Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada

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The experiences of World War I touched the lives of a generation but memories of this momentous experience vary enormously throughout the world. In Britain, there was a strong reaction against militarism but in the Dominion powers of Canada, Australia and New Zealand the response was very different. For these former colonial powers, the experience of war was largely accepted as a national rite of passage and their pride and respect for their soldiers' sacrifices found its focus in a powerful nationalist drive. How did a ...

Altered Memories of the Great War: Divergent Narratives of Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845118839

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