A Century of Remembrance

One Hundred Outstanding British War Memorials

Derek Boorman

 
Date Published :
March 2006
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781844153169
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$45.00
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Overview
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A Century of Remembrance is a study of one hundred outstanding United Kingdom war memorials which commemorate 20th century conflicts from the Boer War to the Falklands and Gulf wars. The first described is a Boer War memorial unveiled on 5 November 1904, and the last is the Animals in War memorial unveiled in London on 24 November 2004.

The memorials chosen are listed as near as possible in chronological order and represent different wars, different artists, different areas of the country, and a variety of types of memorial. In category they range from individual to national memorials and include memorials in schools, churches and places of work, and examples representing communities and the armed services. In form they are from statues and stained glass windows to arches, obelisks and cenotaphs, and from cloisters and chapels to art galleries and gardens and even a carillon.

About The Author
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Derek Boorman is an author and histoiran.

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