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The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker ; foreword by Peter Grant
Format
Book
Published
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813166155, 0813166152, 9780813166162, 9780813166179
Contents
  • "A candle lit in the darkness": the Christmas truce and the First World War
  • "Absolute hell": the Western Front in 1914
  • "A great day with our enemies": the Christmas truce
  • "No war today": the Christmas truce as reported in official war diaries and regimental histories
  • "One day of peace at the front": the Christmas truce and the British press
  • "That unique and weird Christmas": the Christmas truce during the war
  • "The curious Christmas truce": the First World War and the Christmas truce, 1920-1959
  • "The famous Christmas truce": the First World War and the Christmas truce, 1960-1969
  • "The legendary Christmas truce": the First World War, the Christmas truce, and social history, 1970-1989
  • "Memories of Christmas 1914 persist": orthodoxy, revisionism, and the Christmas truce, 1990-2014
  • "It was peace that won": the Christmas truce and the narrative of the First World War.
Description
xii, 297 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-281) and index.
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