Journals Higher Education



24 August 2013

200 Pages | 26 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780197264669

Bookseller Code (06)


Cultures of Commemoration

War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Edited by Polly Low, Graham Oliver, and P.J. Rhodes

  • 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 approach reveals that the distant past has had a lasting influence on commemorative practice in modern times

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