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

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementLisa M. Budreau
LC ClassificationsD670 .B83 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
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Open LibraryOL24533681M
ISBN 100814799906
ISBN 109780814799901
LC Control Number2009029205

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