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British popular culture and the First World War [electronic resource] / edited by Jessica Meyer.

Contributor(s): Meyer, Jessica.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of warfare: v. 48.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 383 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9789047433385 (electronic bk.); 9047433386 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Collective memory -- Great Britain | HISTORY -- Military -- World War I | Weltkrieg <1914-1918> | Alltagskultur | Kollektives Ged�achtnis | Gro�britannien | GroGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British popular culture and the First World War.DDC classification: 940.3/41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Trench cultures -- pt. 2. Women and culture -- pt. 3. Memorial cultures -- pt. 4. Cultures of memory.
Summary: Much of the scholarship examining British culture of the First World War focusses on the 'high' culture of a limited number of novels, memoirs, plays and works of art, and the cultural reaction to them. This collection, by focussing on the cultural forms produced by and for a much wider range of social groups, including veterans, women, museum visitors and film goers, greatly expands the debate over how the war was represented by participants and the meanings ascribed to it in cultural production. Showcasing the work of both established academics and emerging scholars of the field, this book c
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Trench cultures -- pt. 2. Women and culture -- pt. 3. Memorial cultures -- pt. 4. Cultures of memory.

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Much of the scholarship examining British culture of the First World War focusses on the 'high' culture of a limited number of novels, memoirs, plays and works of art, and the cultural reaction to them. This collection, by focussing on the cultural forms produced by and for a much wider range of social groups, including veterans, women, museum visitors and film goers, greatly expands the debate over how the war was represented by participants and the meanings ascribed to it in cultural production. Showcasing the work of both established academics and emerging scholars of the field, this book c

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