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The People's War is a book of social history by Angus Calder. It was published in 1969 . and I bought it at Singapore airport when I was travelingtravelling, I suppose now I'd call it backpacking, in South East Southeast Asia.
As I traveled travelled through Vietnam, where the American president said presence sat on the country like Goya Goya's Colossus of Chaos. , and through Cambodia, which had yet to learn the benefits of receiving the protection of the USA. , I was learning through The People's War about a far away faraway country, of which I knew little , - my own.
'This is a war of unknown warriors. ' Churchill told the war world in the summer of 1940. The whole of the war in warring nations are engaged, not only soldiers, but the entire population - men, women , and children. In 1940 and the years that followed, the people of Britain were protagonists in their own history in a fashion never known before. , hence the title of this book , '- The People's War.
I was born during the war. To talk of the war nowadays is to define oneself as a child of the 40's. 40s, as surely is as printing one's birth certificate. , but at least until recently, you could be confident of sharing a common language. Both near Bosnia, the Gulfof , the Falklands and the Iraq Warhas noticed , have forced us not to take so much for granted. It was the war , that provided the basic grammar for my parents' lives. It was literally and metaphorically , the time of their lives , invoked with mathematical regularity throughout out my childhood. , and their then memories of the period wound up and regulated my emotional clock.
- Words worth to be remembered:
n. 主演；主要人物，领导者 The protagonist enters left stage. 男主角从舞台左边出现; Both novels trace the growth and development of the protagonist's character. 这两部小说都描述主人公性格的成长和发展过程。
v. 祈求, 实行, 恳求 Let us invoke the blessings of peace. 让我们祈求和平之福。