Black-Hearted Traitors, Crucified Martyrs, and the Leaning Virgin: The Role of Rumor and the Great War Canadian Soldier
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Keywords:

crucified Canadians | guardian angels | leaning golden Virgin | leaning virgins | nefarious traitors | rumors

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Canada | Soldiers and Combat | Western Front | Published memoirs and biographies | Experience of combat

Abstract:

Rumors were important not just to the teller but also to the listeners, and by definition rumors are part of a group activity, a social phenomenon where stories are embra…

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Cook, Tim, “Black-Hearted Traitors, Crucified Martyrs, and the Leaning Virgin: The Role of Rumor and the Great War Canadian Soldier”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004191860_003>
First published online: 2015



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