The Commemoration of the South African War (1899-1902) in British Public Schools

Donaldson, Peter (2013) The Commemoration of the South African War (1899-1902) in British Public Schools. History and Memory, 25 (2). 0-0. ISSN 0935-560X. (doi:10.2979/histmemo.25.2.32) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Mass public commemoration of war dead in Britain is often held to be a twentiethcentury phenomenon, with its genesis in the Great War. However, the war memorial movement in the aftermath of the South African War (1899–1902) foreshadowed that of the Great War and acted as a blueprint for later commemorative activity. At the forefront of this movement were the nation's great public schools. The memorialization process provided these institutions with the opportunity to mold the memory of their alumni's war service to reaffirm the validity of their underlying principles and ethos.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of History
Depositing User: Zoe Denness
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2012 10:19
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 14:16
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31417 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
ORCiD (Donaldson, Peter): http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0246-1084
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