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Culture of Defeat On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery

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ISBN-10: 0312423195

ISBN-13: 9780312423193

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Jefferson Chase

List price: $27.00
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Focusing on three seminal cases of military defeat--the South after the Civil War, France in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War, and Germany following World War I--Wolfgang Schivelbusch reveals the complex psychological and cultural responses of vanquished nations to the experience of loss on the battlefield. Drawing on reactions from every level of society, Schivelbusch charts the narratives defeated nations construct and finds remarkable similarities across cultures. Eloquently and vibrantly told, The Culture of Defeat is a brilliant and provocative tour de force of history.
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction: On Being Defeated
The American South
France
Germany
Epilogue: On Falling
Notes
Index