Empires of the Dead

Empires of the Dead

How One Man's Vision Led to the Creation of WWI's War Graves

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Baker & Taylor
This remarkable, yet forgotten, story behind the building of the First World War cemeteries, follows inspired visionary and Red Cross worker Fabian Ware, who, horrified by the burials of the war dead, recorded the identity and position of the graves.

HARPERCOLL
Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction; the extraordinary and forgotten story behind the building of the First World War cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable and visionary man, Fabian Ware.

Baker
& Taylor

Offers the story behind the building of the First World War cemeteries, and follows Red Cross worker Fabian Ware, who, horrified by the burials of the war dead, recorded the identity and position of the graves.

Publisher: London : William Collins, 2013
ISBN: 9780007456659
Branch Call Number: 940.465 Cra
Characteristics: 289 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm

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