Media, Memory, and the First World War - McGill-Queen's Studies in the Hist of Id (Hardback)
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Media, Memory, and the First World War - McGill-Queen's Studies in the Hist of Id (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 01/04/2009
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Of interest to historians, classicists, media and digital theorists, literary scholars, museologists, and archivists, Media, Memory, and the First World War is a comparative study that shows how the dominant mode of communication in a popular culture - from oral traditions to digital media - shapes the structure of memory within that culture.

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
ISBN: 9780773535077
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 634 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A brilliant book that deserves a large readership because it considers deep matters in an impressively intelligent way ... This is a stunning work of imagination at so many levels - the reader is challenged by its speculative links and suggestions." Winnipeg Free Press
"A fascinating interdisciplinary approach to the construction of memory of the Great World War in diverse media. Williams' work should prove valuable to university students and professional scholars engaged in the history of memory from a variety of approaches and fields. Williams admirably expands our source base beyond the traditionally studied Anglo-American war narrative and he provides an especially engaging analysis of lesser-known sites of Canadian memory. Williams' ideas point toward new directions and context of scholarship on memory. His study is most welcome, as it challenges us to expand our thinking about memory through more diverse media into the contemporary age." Jason Crouthamel, Grand Valley State University
"The author's inspiring overall argument and the thorough theoretical underpinning thereof, his in-depth analysis of cultural and media artefacts, and his creative treatment of a remarkably broad range of sources from different media and times make the re

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