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Media Discourse after the War

Keil, Andre (2017) Media Discourse after the War. 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War.

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The discourse about the Great War during the interwar period was shaped by numerous factors. The emergence of new media facilitated the use of new forms of expression and profoundly changed the representations of the war. Radio broadcasts helped to create new commemorative practices. Films and photography established a new visual language to depict the war. Yet, the discourse about the war also involved established print media. Official histories and memoirs became key elements of the post-war debate. Overall, the media discourse reflected the political conflicts of the period and the tensions between modern and traditional forms of collective memory.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: First World War, Media, Memory, History
Depositing User: Andre Keil


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Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 13:58
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 12:16


Author: Andre Keil ORCID iD

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Faculty of Education and Society


Culture > History and Politics
Media > Media and Cultural Studies

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