Cultures of Commemoration War Memorials

Ancient and Modern
Author(s): 
Low, Polly
Author(s): 
Oliver, Graham
Author(s): 
Rhodes, P.J.
ISBN: 
9780197264669
Date published: 
April 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

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.