The Great War and Modern Memory
The Illustrated Edition
By Paul Fussell
(Sterling, Paperback, 9781402791666, 464pp.)
Publication Date: September 2012
Paul Fussell's National Book Award-winning study of World War I, first published in 1975, remains as gripping today as ever--and now this landmark book is enhanced with a wide selection of rare and fascinating images, including photographs, illustrations, and maps from magazines, advertisements, and other publications.
Paul Fussell is a professor emeritus of English Literature at the University of Pennsylvania who served as an infantry officer during World War II. He is the acclaimed author of more than 20 books, including Class: a Guide Through the American Status System (Touchstone 1992) and The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 (Modern Library 2005).