A Century of Remembrance - the exhibition catalogue from Imperial War Museum available to buy at Museum Bookstore

A Century of Remembrance

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The scale and nature of the First World War, and the manner in which the dead were treated, created conditions in which a very particular language of grief and remembrance of the war dead flourished. From imposing monuments and dramatic artworks to mantelpiece memorials and cultural outpourings, A Century of Remembrance explores the varied - and often surprising - ways Britain's First World War dead have been remembered. Richly illustrated with objects, photographs, documents and artworks from the unique collections of IWM, A Century of Remembrance examines he deeply personal ways in which people mourned their loved ones, and memorialised them, and examines the cornerstones of national-scale remembrance that took hold in Britain throughout the 1920s, from the poppy to the cenotaph.

  • Author: Laura Clouting
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Date published: November 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1912423026
  • Product Dimensions: 26.8 x 23.1 cm 

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