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The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

1st Edition

Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper


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War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the politics of war memory and commemoration, the book illuminates the struggle to install particular memories at the centre of a cultural world, and offers an extensive argument about how the politics of commemoration practices should be understood.

Table of Contents

Part I. Framing the Issues

Part II. Case Studies

Part III. Debates and Reviews

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

New International Debates

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General