War Posters

War Posters

Weapons of Mass Communication

Book - 2007
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A wide selection of the most eye-catching examples from the internationally renowned poster collection at London's Imperial War Museum. It encompasses iconic images such as Alfred Leete's "Your Country Needs You" as well as additional material drawn from the world of advertising and documentary photographs of posters in situ. Through posters, the author examines the social, political, ethnic, and cultural aspirations of America, Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic. Covering topics as diverse as advertising in World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, Germany and Occupied Europe in World War II, anti-nuclear campaigns, and Vietnam, the book is comprehensive and highly analytical, yet accessible.--From publisher description.
Published: New York : Thames & Hudson, c2007.
ISBN: 9780500251416
050025141X
Branch Call Number: 741.674 AUL
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)

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