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The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemoration in the City and East London, 1916-1939


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November 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This detailed case study of a part of London seeks to show how both the survivors and the bereaved sought to come to terms with the losses and implications of the Great War.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part 1 The iconography of war memorials: the City, East London and metropolitan Essex; war shrines - the origins of the war memorials movement; war memorials in places of worship - seeking solace in religion; the alternative bonds of community - war memorials in places of work, schools, colleges and clubs; civic war memorials - public pride and private grief. Part 2 Armistice Day, 1919-1939: laying the foundations, 1919-1939; the years rich in imagery, 1922-1929; the years of flux, 1930-1935; into battle, 1936-1939; the East End Jewish ex-service movement; epilogue.

Portrait

Dr Mark Connelly is Reuters Lecturer in Media History, University of Kent.

Pressestimmen

A very good and very readable detailed case study. ARMCHAIR AUCTIONS
EAN: 9780861932535
ISBN: 0861932536
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 271 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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