The Culture of War

Paul Fussell spoke about cultural and social aspects of warfare. Among the topics he addressed were some of his experiences in war, the… read more

Paul Fussell spoke about cultural and social aspects of warfare. Among the topics he addressed were some of his experiences in war, the impact of war on society at-large, and the daily routine faced by combatants deployed in war. Mr. Fussell also read portions of his book The Great War and Modern Memory. Following his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience.

Mr. Fussell, a veteran of World War II, is the author of The Great War and Modern Memory, Wartime, Doing Battle published by Oxford University Press, and The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 published by Modern Library. He made his remarks at an event held at the Chicago History Museum as part of the 17th annual Chicago Humanities Festival. close

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Program ID:
195456-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2006 | 11:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2006 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 26, 2006 | 11:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2006 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2006 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2006 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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