1 edition of GREAT WAR AND MEDIEVAL MEMORY: WAR, REMEMBRANCE AND MEDIEVALISM IN BRITAIN AND GERMANY, 1914-1940. found in the catalog.
|Statement||CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS|
|Publishers||CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
|2||STUDIES IN THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF MODERN WARFARE; 23|
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In both countries, the survivors of the Great War pictured the conflict as the 'Last Crusade' and sought consolation in imagery that connected the soldiers of the age of total war with the knights of the Middle Ages.
On 2 October 1935, the anniversary of Hindenburg's birthday, the President's bronze coffin was relocated to a new, sombre chamber where he was joined by his wife Gertrud, who was moved from the family plot in. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare.
While victory meant cultural closure, defeat left a symbolic vacuum that the nationalists attempted to fill. His speech was deemed highly nationalistic and in keeping with the times for thebut was not well received outside Germany since it denied German responsibility for the war. Mission and defence: the nature of the conflict; 3. It seeks to answer the question why war remembrance in Britain was markedly different from the French and German models described by Prost and Mosse respectively.
The octagonal layout with eight towers, each 20 metres high, was influenced by 's and. 27 Adrian Gregory's powerful The Silence of Memory, an exploration of the British Armistice Day REMEMBRANCE AND MEDIEVALISM IN BRITAIN AND GERMANY between 1919 and 1946, uses comparison as a heuristic tool. The elevation of the dead, Bushaway points out, inhibited criticism of Britain's social and political constitution.
Dismantling [ ] A sculpted lion, which once topped an 8-metre 26 ft pyramid near the monument, is now displayed in In the spring of 1949, the Polish government ordered the dismantling of the remains of the monument — although enough remained for scavengers to continue recycling into local projects.
Mosse contends that the cult of the fallen soldier, while non-poisonous in the victorious countries, namely Britain and France, had not only greater urgency in defeated Germany, reinforcing fascism, but also a brutal edge, legitimising violence.