Clio's Warriors examines how the Canadian world war experience has been constructed and reconstructed over time. Tim Cook elucidates the role of historians in codifying the sacrifice and struggle of a generation as he discusses historical memory and writing, the creation of archives, and the war of reputations that followed each of the world wars on the battlefield. Only recently have military historians pushed the discipline to explore the impact of war on society. In analyzing where the practice of academic military history has come from and where it needs to go, Clio's Warriors plays a vital role in the ongoing challenge of writing critical history.Tucker, unlike Stacey, Duguid, and Hitchins, left no personal papers for posterity, nor did he write much about his wartime service: perhaps Tuckera#39;s relative obscurity among historians is partly due to his lack of foresight in writing his historyanbsp;...
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