Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain.
By: Wilson, Ross J.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Heritage, Culture and Identity: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9781409445746.Subject(s): Collective memory -- Great Britain | Popular culture -- Great Britain | War and society -- Great Britain | War memorials -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural Heritage of the Great War in BritainDDC classification: 940.3/41 | 940.341 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Slang and Sayings - War Discourse; 3 Framing the Past - Imagery and the Great War; 4 Views from the Trenches - Perspectives on the Great War; 5 Myths of the War - Imagining the Great War; 6 Museums, Memorials and Memory - Remembering the Great War; 7 Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
This book examines the heritage of the Great War in contemporary Britain. It addresses how the war maintains a place and value within British society through the usage of phrases, references, metaphors and imagery within popular, media, heritage and political discourse. Whilst the representation of the war within historiography, literature, art, television and film has been examined by scholars seeking to understand the origins of the 'popular memory' of the conflict, these analyses have neglected how and why wider popular debate draws upon a war fought nearly a century ago to express ideas ab
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