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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsBX9861.B7 S7 1878
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL25615914M
LC Control Number82067860


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The best memorials are not mere relics, but extraordinarily rich communications from the past, living history books that illuminate societal, political, and cultural values at specific moments in time/5(19). The twentieth century, perhaps more than any other, was shaped by war and conflict.

In particular, the two world wars have had a profound influence on the development of world history, especially in western Europe. The aim of Memory and Memorials, however, is not to seek the effects war has had on the twentieth century, but rather to explore how societies chose to remember wars and manipulate 5/5(1).

In particular, the two world wars have had a profound influence on the development of world history, especially in western Europe. The aim of Memory and Memorials, however, is not to seek the effects war has had on the twentieth century, but rather to explore how societies chose to remember wars and manipulate this memory for political and Cited by: A Half Century Of Greatness A Half Century Of Greatness by Frederic Ewen.

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