By Santanu Das
This quantity brings jointly a world solid of students from a number of fields to ascertain the racial and colonial points of the 1st global battle, and express how problems with race and empire formed its literature and tradition. the worldwide nature of the 1st global warfare is speedy turning into the focal point of severe enquiry. This ebook analyses ecu discourses approximately colonial participation and recovers the warfare event of alternative racial, ethnic and nationwide teams, together with the chinese language, Vietnamese, Indians, Maori, West Africans and Jamaicans. It additionally investigates testimonial and literary writings, from warfare diaries and nursing memoirs to Irish, New Zealand and African American literature, and analyses techniques of reminiscence and commemoration within the former colonies and dominions. Drawing upon archival, literary and visible fabric, the ebook presents a compelling account of the conflict''s reverberations in Europe and its empires and reclaims the multiracial dimensions of conflict reminiscence.
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