Cultures of Commemoration
War Memorials, Ancient and Modern
Rhodes, P. J.
|Series title:||Proceedings of the British Academy Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $85.00|
| Book Description: |
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 approach reveals that the distant past has had a lasting influence on commemorative practice in modern times.