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Twentieth century book of the dead.

Author: Gil Elliot
Publisher: London, Allen Lane, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elliot, Gil, 1931-
Twentieth century book of the dead.
London, Allen Lane, 1972
(OCoLC)561195733
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Elliot
ISBN: 0713901322 9780713901320
OCLC Number: 2656359
Description: viii, 242 pages illustrations, map 23 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: I. Introduction: Death of the People I --
History and the Dead I --
Books of the Dead 7 --
Are the Dead Named? 12 --
BOOK ONE --
SKETCHES: PEOPLE IN THE MACHINES OF DEATH --
2. The European Soldier in the First World War 19 --
3. The Russians in the Twentieth Century 26 --
The Civil War Period, 1917-21 26 --
Social War, 1930-50 38 --
Soldiers in Total War, 1941-5 45 --
Civilians in the Second World War, 1941-5 52 --
4. China in the Twentieth Century 60 --
5. The Jews of Europe 72 --
6. 'the Rest of the Second World War, 1939-45 81 --
7. Other Twentieth-Century Conflicts 95 --
8. The Unreconstructed World io6 --
BOOK TWO --
ANALYSES: PARTS OF THE MACHINE --
9. Agents of Death 117 --
Death Machines 17 --
Technologies of Macro-Violence 125 --
Io. The Death Process 141 --
The Dying Body 141 --
The Dying Mind 147 --
II. The Dance of Death 16o --
Men and Systems 160 --
Men, Systems and Morality 162 --
12. The Petrified Forest 165 --
Morality and Myth 165 --
Myth and Science 166 --
13. The Inheritance 175 --
Public Death 175 --
Evolution of the Death Machine 18o --
BOOK THREE --
VALUES: NEGATIVE AND POSITIVE --
14. Nation of the Dead 187 --
15. The Living World and the World of Death 196 --
Appendix A: Notes Towards a New Necrology 207 --
Appendix B: Statistical Appendix 211.
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