The visual institutionalization of discourses in war monuments

Gillian Abousnnouga, D Machin

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    This chapter considers a selection of war memorials in British urban landscapes dating from the First World War to more recent memorials. The authors apply a range of theoretical tools to the analysis of the memorials which help to reveal how they construct discourses and legitimations of warfare.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLanguage and Power
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2008


    • multimodal analysis
    • semiotics
    • iconography
    • cda
    • landscape
    • war
    • commemoration
    • nationalism
    • sacrifice


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