Taboos of Defeat: Unmentionable Memories of the Franco-Prussian War in France, 1870-1914

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Abstract

The legacy of defeat in war reverberates through private and collective memory and remains a sub-text in international relations and political discourse. This chapter examines the Franco-Prussian war in France, 1870-1914
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationDefeat and Memory
Subtitle of host publicationCultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era
EditorsJenny MacLeod
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
Pages62-80
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2008

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International Relations
Defeat
Political Discourse
France
Taboo
Franco-Prussian War
Collective Memory

Keywords

  • military defeat
  • Franco-Prussian war
  • France

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Varley, K. (2008). Taboos of Defeat: Unmentionable Memories of the Franco-Prussian War in France, 1870-1914. In J. MacLeod (Ed.), Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era (pp. 62-80). Basingstoke.
Varley, Karine. / Taboos of Defeat : Unmentionable Memories of the Franco-Prussian War in France, 1870-1914. Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era . editor / Jenny MacLeod. Basingstoke, 2008. pp. 62-80
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Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era . ed. / Jenny MacLeod. Basingstoke, 2008. p. 62-80.

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Varley K. Taboos of Defeat: Unmentionable Memories of the Franco-Prussian War in France, 1870-1914. In MacLeod J, editor, Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era . Basingstoke. 2008. p. 62-80