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See flyer attached John Galsworthy and disabled soldiers of the Great War by Jeffrey S. Reznick Manchester University Press Cultural History of Modern War December 2009 HB 978-0-7190-7792-0 £60.00 216x138mm 240pp John Galsworthy (1867–1933) – recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for literature – was one of the best-selling authors of the twentieth century. While his name has become synonymous with The Forsyte saga, his reputation in this context belies another he achieved during the Great War, which was his humanitarian support for and his compositions about soldiers disabled in the conflict and more specifically what he described as the 'the sacred work' of rehabilitating these 'stricken heroes of the war' who, 'in every township and village of our countries…will dwell for the next half-century'. John Galsworthy and disabled soldiers of the Great War represents the most comprehensive study published to date about this aspect of Galsworthy's life and this literature of the 'war to end all wars.' It makes available for the first time in a single edition the most significant of his compositions about disabled soldiers, recovering them from scholarly neglect, examining their value as historical documents and connecting them to iconic images and artifacts of the period. In achieving these aims this work combines with various trajectories of scholarship and with renewed popular interest in Galsworthy to make him and his writings more relevant to current dialogue about the immediate and future care of soldiers disabled in war. Jeffrey S. Reznick is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Modern History at the University of Birmingham, and Director of the Institute for the Study of Occupation and Health of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation Dr Pierre Purseigle Director University of Birmingham Centre for First World War Studies School of History and Cultures Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.firstworldwarstudies.org tel: Skype ID: +44-121 414 5739 pierre.purseigle Want to always have my latest info? Want a signature like this? Pierre Purseigle <email@example.com> ----- For subscription help, go to: http://www.h-net.org/lists/help/ To change your subscription settings, go to http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=h-war -----