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By James Wallis,David C. Harvey

This is the 1st ebook to assemble an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and international viewpoint at the First international battle throughout the lens of historic and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial curiosity within the clash, the?collection explores the relationships among battle and house, and will pay specific cognizance to how commemoration is hooked up to spatial parts of nationwide id, and tactics of history and belonging. Venturing past army background and reminiscence experiences, members discover conceptual contributions of geography to examine the 1st global conflict, in addition to reflecting upon the vital for an instructional dialogue at the War’s centenary.



This ebook explores the War’s impression in additional unforeseen theatres, blurring the boundary among domestic and combating fronts, investigating the stories of the struggle among civilians and sometimes neglected warring parties. It additionally severely examines the politics of hindsight within the post-war interval, and provides an old geographical account of ways the 1st international battle has been memorialised inside ‘official’ areas, as well as these neglected and infrequently undervalued ‘alternative areas’ of commemoration.


This leading edge and well timed textual content could be key analyzing for college students and students of the 1st global struggle, and extra commonly in ancient and cultural geography, social and cultural heritage, eu historical past, background reports, army heritage and reminiscence studies.

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