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A century of Armistice Day: memorialisation in the wake of the First World War (2019)
Journal Article
Macleod, J., & Inall, Y. (2020). A century of Armistice Day: memorialisation in the wake of the First World War. Mortality, 25(1), 48-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2019.1611752

In the wake of the First World War a set of commemorative traditions were invented that were met with a huge public response and were repeated in almost every subsequent November. These apparently unchanging traditions were reported in the media each... Read More about A century of Armistice Day: memorialisation in the wake of the First World War.

Britishness and commemoration: National memorials to the First World War in Britain and Ireland (2013)
Journal Article
Macleod, J. (2013). Britishness and commemoration: National memorials to the First World War in Britain and Ireland. Journal of Contemporary History, 48(4), (647-665). doi:10.1177/0022009413493940. ISSN 0022-0094

The 1917 call for a national memorial to the First World War led to the establishment of the Imperial War Museum in London. It also inspired Scottish, Welsh and Irish national memorials. No English national memorial was ever proposed; instead the Cen... Read More about Britishness and commemoration: National memorials to the First World War in Britain and Ireland.

Memorials and location: Local versus national identity and the Scottish National War Memorial (2010)
Journal Article
Macleod, J. (2010). Memorials and location: Local versus national identity and the Scottish National War Memorial. Scottish Historical Review, 89(1), 73-95. doi:10.3366/shr.2010.0004

This article seeks to explore the controversy surrounding the Scottish National War Memorial. It analyses the arguments over the design of the memorial and its impact on Edinburgh Castle. The criticisms by Lord Rosebery and others of the design propo... Read More about Memorials and location: Local versus national identity and the Scottish National War Memorial.


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