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The material culture of remembrance and identity

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South Africa, India, Canada & Australia's Imperial War Graves Commission sites on the First World War’s Western Front
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This thesis examines the relationship between material culture, war memory, and identity for South Africa, India, Canada, and Australia in the First World War’s aftermath 1918-1938. Their material culture of commemoration on the battlefields fell under the Imperial War Graves Commission’s remit; this complicated the decision-making processes for these sites, and caused them to serve as stages upon which relationships between national, imperial, collective, and individual identities were ne...

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HUMS
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History Faculty
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University of Oxford
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Smyth, HMG
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2015-2018
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Smyth, HMG
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2018-19
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2020-01-31

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