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Author Crocker, Terri Blom, author.

Title The Christmas truce : myth, memory, and the First World War / Terri Blom Crocker ; foreword by Peter Grant.

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
2015

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (311 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Christmas Truce, 1914.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Armistices.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Grant, Peter, author of introduction, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Crocker, Terri Blom. Christmas truce : myth, memory, and the First World War. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
ISBN 9780813166155 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813166162 (e-book)

 
    
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