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Bodies of war : World War I and the politics of commemoration in America, 1919-1933 / Lisa M. Budreau.

Author/Creator:
Budreau, Lisa M. (Lisa Mary), 1957-
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 317 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Monuments -- United States.
War memorials -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
War memorials -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933.
Contents:
Repatriation
The journey's end
Origins
A daunting pledge
Charon's price
A problem of policy
Make way for democracy!
Troubled waters
Bringing them home
Remembrance
Republican motherhood thrives
A star of recognition
A reluctant giant
A commission is born
Sacred space and strife
We the people
Americans make waves
Return
A country for heroes?
Pilgrim or tourist?
Commemoration or celebration?
Pilgrims' progress
Mothers and politics
Mathilda's victory
Stars of black and gold
Highballs on the high seas
A personal experience.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814799901 (cl : alk. paper)
0814799906 (cl : alk. paper)
OCLC:
326418453
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