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Nation, memory and great war commemoration: mobilizing the past in Europe, Australia and New Zealand: edited by Shanti Sumartojo and Ben Wellings, Bern, Peter Lang, 2014, 329 pp., US $72.95 (hbk), ISBN 9-783-0343-0937-0 (2019)
Journal Article
Macleod, J. (2019). Nation, memory and great war commemoration: mobilizing the past in Europe, Australia and New Zealand: edited by Shanti Sumartojo and Ben Wellings, Bern, Peter Lang, 2014, 329 pp., US $72.95 (hbk), ISBN 9-783-0343-0937-0. First World War Studies, 10(1), 162-164. https://doi.org/10.1080/19475020.2019.1657311

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

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. 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 every subsequent November. These... Read More about A century of Armistice Day: memorialisation in the wake of the First World War.

Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916-39 (2017)
Book Chapter
Macleod, J. (2017). Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916-39. In K. Ariotti, & J. E. Bennett (Eds.), Australians and the First World War : Local-Global Connections and Contexts (185-201). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51520-5_11

The First World War set in train the development of ideas and traditions that had profound implications for nations and for national identity. Whilst the British Empire grew in size at war’s end, revolution and war beset the United Kingdom, the very... Read More about Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916-39.

Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916–39 (2017)
Book Chapter
Macleod, J. (2017). Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916–39. In K. Ariotti, & J. E. Bennett (Eds.), Australians and the First World War: Local-Global Connections and Contexts (185-201). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51520-5

The First World War set in train the development of ideas and traditions that had profound implications for nations and for national identity. Whilst the British Empire grew in size at war’s end, revolution and war beset the United Kingdom, the very... Read More about Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916–39.

The Gallipoli centenary: An international perspective (2016)
Book Chapter
Macleod, J. (2016). The Gallipoli centenary: An international perspective. In B. West (Ed.), War memory and commemoration (89-106). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315572802

The centenary of the invasion of Turkey by the combined forces of the British and French empires was marked around the world on 25 April 2015. Leading the way was Australia, a country that has built a national identity around the Anzacs who landed at... Read More about The Gallipoli centenary: An international perspective.

Gallipoli (2015)
Book
Macleod, J. (2015). Gallipoli. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Sir lan Hamilton y las consecuencias de los Dardanelos (2015)
Journal Article
Macleod, J. (2015). Sir lan Hamilton y las consecuencias de los Dardanelos. Desperta Ferro Contemporánea, 47--49

El desastroso intento de forzar el paso de los Dardanelos en 1915 supuso una humillación para el Imperio británico y un fracaso que pondría fin a la carrera del general sir Ian Hamilton, comandante en jefe de la Fuerza Expedicionaria del Mediterráneo... Read More about Sir lan Hamilton y las consecuencias de los Dardanelos.

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022009413493940

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. https://doi.org/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.

Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era (2008)
Book
Macleod, J. (2008). Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era. Palgrave Macmillan

From Appomattox Courthouse to the Hall of Mirrors at the Versailles palace, from the beaches of Dunkirk to the toppling statues of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, the moment of victory in any conflict, whether temporary or definitive, has and will always... Read More about Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era.

The British heroic-romantic myth of Gallipoli (2004)
Book Chapter
Macleod, J. (2004). The British heroic-romantic myth of Gallipoli. In J. Macleod (Ed.), Gallipoli : making history (73-85). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203489314

One of the most notable focuses of interest in Gallipoli in Britain is Holy Trinity Church in Eltham in south-east London. Its lady chapel is dedicated to the campaign, and a memorial service or lecture has been held there annually. The connection be... Read More about The British heroic-romantic myth of Gallipoli.

Reconsidering Gallipoli (2004)
Book
Macleod, J. (2004). Reconsidering Gallipoli. Manchester: Manchester University Press

The British cultural history of the Gallipoli campaign has been overlooked until now - this is a significant book as it offers the first real opportunity for this important campaign to be included in undergraduate courses on WWI. The commemoration of... Read More about Reconsidering Gallipoli.

Uncovered fields : Perspectives in First World War Studies (2003)
Book
(2003). J. MacLeod, & P. Purseigle (Eds.), Uncovered fields : Perspectives in First World War Studies. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789047402596

This volume presents original research on the military, social and cultural history of the First World War. Inspired by the reinvigoration of this subject area in the last decade, its chapters explore the stresses of waging a war, whose “totalizing l... Read More about Uncovered fields : Perspectives in First World War Studies.