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Images of war : New Zealand and the First World War in photographs, Glyn Harper and National Army Museum

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Images of war : New Zealand and the First World War in photographs
Title
Images of war
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New Zealand and the First World War in photographs
Statement of responsibility
Glyn Harper and National Army Museum
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Contributor
Compiler
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Language
eng
Summary
In a major research project, Glyn Harper and the National Army Museum combined official war photographs with more informal images to provide a moving visual history. Originally published in 2008, this book has now been beautifully redesigned as a stunning large-format hardback. While primarily drawn from the Museum's collection, many photographs from private sources were included. From more than 25,000 photographs, just over 800 were selected - most of which had never been published before. Chosen to depict each theatre of the 1914-18 war, including Gallipoli, Sinai-Palestine and the Western Front, poignant images from the home front were included, along with graphic portraits of wounded soldiers, whose treatment marked the beginnings of modern plastic surgery. Despite the First World War being described as the most important and far-reaching political and military event of the twentieth century, pivotal in forging our national sense of identity, relatively little photographic material had been published from a soldier's perspective. This new edition contains additional information that has come to light since the first edition regarding many of the photos, as well as some new images. Poignant, stirring and at times unbearable, it records the appalling, brutalising, mundane and touching experiences of those who were there. Lest we forget
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
940.400222
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Images of war : New Zealand and the First World War in photographs, Glyn Harper and National Army Museum
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Images of war : New Zealand and the First World War in photographs, Glyn Harper and National Army Museum
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Copyright
Note
First published 2008
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [398]-399)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
When the war came: New Zealand in 1914 -- Gallipoli -- France and the Western Front, 1916 -- Western Front: France and Belgium, 1917 -- Western Front, 1918 -- Sinai-Palestine campaign, 1916-18 -- Life on the Western Front, 1916-18 -- Miscellaneous images -- New Zealand during the war -- Epilogue: the cost
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9781775540342
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  • (NLNZils)1595700
  • (OCoLC)861220467
  • (Nz)14808584

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