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- DescriptionThe title comes from John McCrae's famous poem 'In Flanders Fields'. The compiler and writer of the introduction is David Roberts, author of the two important war poetry anthologies Out In The Dark and Minds At War. David also runs the warpoetry.co.uk website, a leading source of information about the poetry of WWI.
- Author BiographyDavid Roberts is a writer, publisher, and the editor of the war poetry website: www.warpoetry.co.uk. He edited two very successful anthologies of poetry of the First World War: Minds at War, The Poetry and Experience of the First World War (1996) and Out in the Dark, Poetry of the First World War, in Context and with Basic Notes (1998). Moved and disturbed by the war in Kosovo and the NATO bombing campaign he wrote a collection of poetry, Kosovo War Poetry, published in 2000. For many years he has been interested in international relations and in particular is concerned with matters of war and peace, and the reform of the United Nations. For two years he was a member of the Executive Committee of Action for UN Renewal. He wrote a pamphlet for them, Lessons from Iraq, the UN must be Reformed (2004). He is working on a book about the United Nations. His book, The European Union and You (2007) is a weighty guide to the European Union, its origins, development, problems and potential. He has edited a volume of poetry by British, Argentine and Falkland Islands writers, Falklands War Poetry (2012). David Roberts was born in Spalding, Lincolnshire, UK, in October 1942 and lives with his wife in Sussex.
- PublisherHelion & Company
- Date of Publication15/09/2012
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationSolihull
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRed Horse Press
- Content Note146 colour illustrations
- Weight1235 g
- Width236 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine22 mm
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