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The Forgotten FrontThe Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915$
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Gerhard P. Gross

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780813175416

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.001.0001

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The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

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(p.305) 18 The Unknown Soldier
Source:
The Forgotten Front
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Rainer Rother

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0019

Rainer Rother traces the symbolic meaning of the Unknown Soldier of the First World War. Describing national ceremonies of the interment of the Unknown Soldier, primarily those of Britain and France, the chapter explores the significance of the Unknown Soldier in terms of his connection to the ethnographic concept of ritual, particularly rites of passage.

Keywords:   Unknown Soldier, military honors, rituals, rites of passage, World War I

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