Symbolic narratives and the legacy of the Great War: the celebration of Armistice Day in France in the 1920s

  title={Symbolic narratives and the legacy of the Great War: the celebration of Armistice Day in France in the 1920s},
  author={Christina Theodosiou},
  journal={First World War Studies},
  pages={185 - 198}
Over the two past decades, a new approach to the Great War has progressively developed. Shifting their focus of inquiry to the social and the cultural, away from the economic and the political, the historians of the Great War are particularly attached to the study of the legacy of the war on the cultural and social structures of European societies. The study of war's memory has therefore been placed at the heart of historical research in most of the countries that took part in the war. In… 
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