Cultures of Commemoration

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Author  Polly Low
Publisher  British Academy
Publication Date   August 24, 2013
ISBN  0197264662
Pages  200

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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.

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