Flemish Nationalism and the Great War

The Politics of Memory, Visual Culture and Commemoration

  • Karen D. Shelby

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About this book


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.


commemoration culture freedom ideology liberty Medieval Literature memory Middle Ages monument pilgrim play politics propaganda transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Karen D. Shelby
    • 1
  1. 1.Baruch CollegeThe City University of New YorkUSA

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48305-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39173-5
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