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War memory and popular culture : essays on modes of remembrance and commemoration / edited by Michael Keren and Holger H. Herwig.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: HM554 .W373 2009

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    "This work explores the evolution from traditional to contemporary forms of war commemoration while centering around fundamental question of whether these new forms of memorial are meant to encourage the remembering or forgetting of the experience of war, as well as what implications this process may have for the continuation of the modern nation state"--Provided by publisher.
    Format
    Book
    Published
    Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2009
    Contents
    Commemorating Jewish martyrdom? / Michael Keren
    The ninetieth anniversary of the Battle of the Somme / Dan Todman
    Popular memory in northern Ireland / Rebecca Lynn Graff-McRae
    Manufacturing memory at Gallipoli / Bruce C. Scates
    Commemoration and consumption in Normandy, 1945-1994 / Sam Edwards
    Nuclear war and popular culture / Arthur G. Neal
    The cult of heroic death in Nazi architecture / Holger H. Herwig
    The superhero comic book as war memorial / Bart Beaty
    The BBC's "people's war" website / Lucy Noakes
    Inscribing narratives of occupation in Israeli popular memory / Tamar Katriel
    The Operation victory video game / Janis L. Goldie
    The Rwandan genocide in film / Kirsten McAllister.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Keren, Michael.
    Herwig, Holger H.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Commemorating Jewish martyrdom? / Michael Keren -- The ninetieth anniversary of the Battle of the Somme / Dan Todman -- Popular memory in northern Ireland / Rebecca Lynn Graff-McRae -- Manufacturing memory at Gallipoli / Bruce C. Scates -- Commemoration and consumption in Normandy, 1945-1994 / Sam Edwards -- Nuclear war and popular culture / Arthur G. Neal -- The cult of heroic death in Nazi architecture / Holger H. Herwig -- The superhero comic book as war memorial / Bart Beaty -- The BBC's "people's war" website / Lucy Noakes -- Inscribing narratives of occupation in Israeli popular memory / Tamar Katriel -- The Operation victory video game / Janis L. Goldie -- The Rwandan genocide in film / Kirsten McAllister.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780786441419
    0786441410 (softcover : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    vi, 206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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