By Gilly Carr,Keir Reeves

Every huge country on the earth used to be without delay or ultimately tormented by the effect of warfare in the course of the process the 20 th century, and whereas the old narratives of battle of those countries are renowned, some distance much less is known approximately how small islands coped. those islands – usually now not countries of their personal correct yet small outposts of different kingdoms, nations, and international locations – were relegated to mere footnotes in historical past and history reports as fascinating case reports or unimportant curiosities. but for lots of of those small islands, struggle had an everlasting impression on their historical past, reminiscence, intangible background and destiny cultural practices, leaving a legacy that demanded a few kind of neighborhood reaction. this is often the 1st complete quantity devoted to what the thoughts, legacies and history of warfare in small islands can train those that dwell open air them, via heavily similar historic and modern case experiences overlaying 20th and 21st century clash around the globe.

The quantity investigates a couple of vital questions: Why and the way is struggle reminiscence so enduring in small islands? Do components resembling inhabitants dimension, island dimension, isolation or geography have any influence? Do shut ties of kinship and workforce id allow collective stories to form id and its ensuing war-related background? This publication contributes to background and reminiscence stories and to clash and ancient archaeology through supplying a globally wide-ranging comparative overview of small islands and their studies of warfare. Heritage of warfare in Small Island Territories is of relevance to scholars, researchers, background and tourism pros, neighborhood governments, and NGOs.

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