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How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Holger Afflerbach and Hew Strachan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There are many histories of how wars have begun, but very few which discuss how they have ended. This book fills that gap. Beginning with the Stone Age and ending with globalized terrorism, it ... More


The Unknown Soldier

Rainer Rother

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

Rainer Rother traces the symbolic meaning of the Unknown Soldier of the First World War. Describing national ceremonies of the interment of the Unknown Soldier, primarily those of Britain and France, ... More


How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Holger Afflerbach and Hew Strachan (eds)

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the topics covered in this book. This volume deals with the history of surrender. It seeks answers to the question of ‘how fighting ends’. The chapter describes how the book ... More


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