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Proceedings of the British Academy. 160, Cultures of commemoration : war memorials, ancient and modern

Author: Polly Low; Graham Oliver; P J Rhodes; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume presents studies of military commemorative practices in Western culture, from 5th-century BC Greece, through two World Wars, to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This new comparative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Polly Low; Graham Oliver; P J Rhodes; British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264669 0197264662
OCLC Number: 913024727
Description: 199 pages
Contents: Preface ; Comparing Cultures of Commemoration in Ancient and Modern Societies ; The Monuments ot the War Dead in Classical Athens: Forms, Contexts, Meanings ; Commemorating the War Dead of the Roman World ; The Ritualised Commemoration of War in the Hellenistic City: Memory, Identity, Emotion ; Two Neo-Classical Monuments in Modern France: The Pantheon and Arc de Triomphe ; Naming the Dead, Writing the Individual: Classical Traditions and Commemorative Practices in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ; Cultural Memory and the Great War: Medievalism and Classicism in British and German War Memorials ; Monument to Defeat: the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in American Culture and Society
Other Titles: Cultures of commemoration :
Responsibility: edited by Polly Low, Graham Oliver and P.J. Rhodes.

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