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Poppies at The Tower of London - Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sees the Tower of London's famous dry moat filled with 888246 poppies, one for each British and Colonial fatality during ...



    2018. ISBN: 1910864757,9781910864753.
  • Poppy

    Reaktion Books. 2016. ISBN: 9781780237008,1780237006. 224 pages.

    Few weeds have been more successful throughout history than the poppy. Hated by farmers for its stubbornness, the poppy has been a favorite of artists and poets, due to its distinct and brilliant color, and it has functioned symbolically as everything from a war memorial to an emblem of the exotic cultures of the East. In this book, Andrew Lack explores all the aspects of one of our most familiar flowers, combining biology, history, and culture to paint a bright portrait of this fascinating...

  • War beyond Words

    Cambridge University Press. 2017. ISBN: 9781108293471,1108293476.

    What we know of war is always mediated knowledge and feeling. We need lenses to filter out some of its blinding, terrifying light. These lenses are not fixed; they change over time, and Jay Winter's panoramic history of war and memory offers an unprecedented study of transformations in our imaginings of war, from 1914 to the present. He reveals the ways in which different creative arts have framed our meditations on war, from painting and sculpture to photography, film and poetry, and...

  • Under the Poppy

    Small Beer Press. 2012. ISBN: 9781618730275,1618730274. 360 pages.

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  • Heritage of Death

    Routledge. 2017. ISBN: 9781315440187,1315440180. 244 pages.

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together more than twenty international scholars to consider the heritage of death from spatial, political, religious, economic, cultural, aesthetic and emotive aspects. It showcases different attitudes and...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge launch Poppies at the Tower
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge launch Poppies at the Tower
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Row on row, the poppies flow at the Tower of London - Telegraph
Row on row, the poppies flow at the Tower of London - Telegraph

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