Flemish Nationalism and the Great War

The Politics of Memory, Visual Culture and Commemoration

Authors: Shelby, K.

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Karen Shelby addresses the IJzertoren Memorial, which is dedicated to the Flemish dead of the Great War, and the role the monument has played in the discussions among the various political, social and cultural ideologies of the Flemish community.

About the authors

Karen Shelby is Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Baruch College, The City University of New York, USA. Shelby is an art historian specializing in visual culture and the Great War. Her areas of interest include the commemorative practices after the war, particularly for the Belgian Army, and historical representations of the war in the museums along the Western Front.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Shelby, Karen D.

    Pages 1-28

  • IJzerbedevaart: The Last Summer Pilgrimage to the IJzer

    Shelby, Karen D.

    Pages 29-42

  • A Flemish Nation: Catholicism, Language and the Medieval Past

    Shelby, Karen D.

    Pages 43-64

  • The Battle of the Golden Spurs: Enlistment Propaganda and The Front Movement

    Shelby, Karen D.

    Pages 65-82

  • A Politicized Movement and the Memorialization of the Flemish Soldier

    Shelby, Karen D.

    Pages 83-111

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Flemish Nationalism and the Great War
Book Subtitle
The Politics of Memory, Visual Culture and Commemoration
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39173-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137391735
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39171-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48305-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 320
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