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Monumental conflicts : twentieth-century wars and the evolution of public memory

Author: Derek R Mallett
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Monumental Conflicts examines 20th century wars from the First World War to the First Gulf War, each chapter analyzing how public memory has evolved over time. The chapters raise fascinating questions about war and memory: Why are wars remembered as they are? What factors drive changes in public perception? What implications arise from remembering and commemorating a war or particular aspects of a war? What does  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Monumental conflicts.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
(DLC) 2018025008
(OCoLC)1037796497
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek R Mallett
ISBN: 9781138282278 1138282278 9781138282285 1138282286
OCLC Number: 1038021664
Description: viii, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: There is absolutely nothing like the carving of names : Imperial War Graves Commission sites and First World War memory / Hanna Smyth --
War Mall : civic art, memory, and war on America's national public space / William Thomas Allison --
Re-carving the stone : reinterpreting World War II monuments in Brazil / Uri Rosenheck --
Memorializing the unknown heroes of World War II : German deserter monuments / Steven R. Welch --
Emperors, bones, and dissonant memories : Japanese commemoration of the Battle for Peleliu Island / Stephen C. Murray --
Divided nation, divided memories / Brendan Wright --
War tourism and geographies of memory in Vietnam / Christina Schwenkel --
Expeditionary wars and national pride --
Curse you, Red Baron! : World War I aviation's impact on popular visions of flight / Guillaume de Syon --
The British public and the Falklands War / Davide Borsani --
Remembering the Soviet-Afghan War in Russia / Roger R. Reese --
The Persian Gulf War in American popular memory / Robert T. Jones.
Responsibility: edited by Derek R. Mallett.

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"Monumental Conflicts examines 20th century wars from the First World War to the First Gulf War, each chapter analyzing how public memory has evolved over time. The chapters raise fascinating questions about war and memory: Why are wars remembered as they are? What factors drive changes in public perception? What implications arise from remembering and commemorating a war or particular aspects of a war? What does public memory of a war say about us as a society? The volume is divided into three sections focusing on political evolution, negotiated memories of war, and national pride and covers international wars from Afghanistan to Vietnam and German deserter monuments to Vietnamese war tourism"--

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