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By Tim Haughton,Nicholas Martin

targeting 3 of the defining moments of the 20th century - the tip of the 2 global Wars and the cave in of the Iron Curtain - this quantity offers a wealthy choice of authoritative essays, masking quite a lot of thematic, local, temporal and methodological views. via re-examining the hectic legacies of the century’s 3 significant conflicts, the quantity illuminates a couple of recurrent but differentiated rules relating memorialisation, mythologisation, mobilisation, commemoration and disagreement, 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 struggle 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 examine of so sizeable a subject matter, the gathering however provides a chain of enlightening historic and cultural views from major students within the box, and it pushes again the bounds of the burgeoning box of the learn of legacies and stories of conflict. Bringing jointly historians, literary students, political scientists and cultural experiences specialists to debate the legacies and stories of warfare in Europe (1918-1945-1989), the gathering makes a massive contribution to the continued interdisciplinary dialog concerning the interwoven legacies of twentieth-century Europe’s 3 significant conflicts.

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