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War at a distance

Mary A. Favret

War at a distance

romanticism and the making of modern wartime

by Mary A. Favret

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War and literature,
  • War and society,
  • Romanticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary A. Favret.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.W3 F38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180983M
    ISBN 109780691142760, 9780691144078
    LC Control Number2009010310

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