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The Culture of Defeat On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery by Wolfgang Schivelbusch

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Published by Picador .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History & Theory - General,
  • Military - General,
  • Peace,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJefferson Chase (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9724444M
ISBN 100312423195
ISBN 109780312423193

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