Death So Noble

Death So Noble

Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

Book - 1997
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This book examines Canada's collective memory of the First World War through the 1920s and 1930s. It is a cultural history, considering art, music, and literature. Thematically organized into such subjects as the symbolism of the soldier, the implications of war memory for Canadian nationalism, and the idea of a just war, the book draws on military records, memoirs, war memorials, newspaper reports, fiction, popular songs, and films. It takes an unorthodox view of the Canadian war experience as a cultural and philosophical force rather than as a political and military event.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780774806015
077480601X
Branch Call Number: 940. 371 VAN
Characteristics: xv, 319 p. : ill.

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