Laura Wittman of Stanford's French and Italian Department, has been awarded the Marraro Award of the Society for Italian Historical Studies for 2012. Congratulations!
To see an interview about the book : http://youtu.be/-tT5ErXelNY
Wittman, Laura. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Modern Mourning, and the Reinvention of the Mystical Body. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011.