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The Name of War
Jill Lepore's The Name of War is “a study of war, and of how people write about it.” In it, Lepore breaks away from traditional military history that examines battles, campaigns, or even armies, and instead writes about war and language, memory, and identity. While arguably any war and the language associated with it influence and may in fact create memory and identity, Lepore chose as her subject King Philip's War, a short but bloody encounter of ...
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