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  1. Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Contested Objects

    Material Memories of the Great War

    Edited by Nicholas J. Saunders, Paul Cornish

    Contested Objects breaks new ground in the interdisciplinary study of material culture. Its focus is on the rich and varied legacy of objects from the First World War as the global conflict that defined the twentieth century. From the iconic German steel helmet to practice trenches on Salisbury...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Icons of Power

    Feline Symbolism in the Americas

    Edited by Nicholas J. Saunders

    Icons of Power investigates why the image of the cat has been such a potent symbol in the art, religion and mythology of indigenous American cultures for three thousand years. The jaguar and the puma epitomize ideas of sacrifice, cannibalism, war, and status in a startling array of graphic and...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Matters of Conflict

    Material Culture, Memory and the First World War

    By Nicholas J. Saunders

    Matters of Conflict looks at the definitive invention of the twentieth century - industrialised war - and its vast and varied material legacy. From trench art and postcards through avant-garde art, museum collections and prosthetic limbs to battlefield landscapes, the book examines the First World...

    Published August 26th 2004 by Routledge

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