By Patrick J. Geary
In Phantoms of Remembrance, Patrick Geary makes very important new inroads into the commonly mentioned subject of ancient reminiscence, vividly evoking the standard lives of eleventh-century humans and either their written and nonwritten methods of maintaining the earlier. girls praying for his or her useless, priests growing and re-creating their files, scribes deciding upon which royal households of the previous to applaud and which to overlook: it really is from such assets that almost all of our wisdom of the medieval interval comes. all through richly particular descriptions of assorted acts of remembrance--including the naming of youngsters and the recording of visions--the writer reveals a variety of techniques to retaining the previous because it used to be or formulating the earlier that a person or staff prefers to visualize.
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7. Anonymous [Samuel Christoph] (1984) Über den Feldzug der Preußen gegen die Nordarmee der Neufranken im Jahre 1793. Von einem Beobachter, welcher die jetzigen Feldzüge der verbündeten deutschen Heere mitmacht reprint (Bad Honnef), originally Stendal 1794, p. 385. 8. See A. org/1385, accessed 2 February 2010. 9. J. Michelet (1878) Les soldats de la Révolution (Paris), p. 76. 10. Ibid. p. 281. 11. On the French national guard, see S. Bianchi and R. ) (2006), La Garde nationale entre nation et peuple en armes: mythes et réalités (Rennes).
23. See W. St. Clair (1972) That Greece Might Still Be Free. The Philhellenes in the War of Independence (London). 24. See, for example, V. Brome (1994) The International Brigades. Spain, 1936–1939 (London); K. Bradley and M. Chappel (1994) International Brigades in Spain, 1936–1939 (London); P. N. Carrol (1994) The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War (Stanford); J. McLellan (2004) Antifascism and Memory in East Germany: Remembering the International Brigades, 1945–1989 (Oxford).
M. Erzberger (1914) Die Mobilmachung (Berlin), p. 4. Thus, for example, the short overview given by B. Ziemann (2003) “Kriegsfreiwillige” in G. ) Enzyklopädie Erster Weltkrieg (Paderborn), 640ff. The limited scope of this article, which covers only British and German volunteers, is indicative of the state of research on volunteering in the First World War. See, for example, G. L. Mosse (1990) Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (New York). B. Ulrich (1989) “Kriegsfreiwillige.
Phantoms of Remembrance: Memory and Oblivion at the End of the First Millenium by Patrick J. Geary