World War I in 40 Posters


Book Description

Published during the war's centennial, this is the story of the First World War through forty propaganda posters. Essays explain each poster, unpacking the visual imagery and setting the poster within the military, political, social, and cultural history of the war.

  • Informative, provocative, and entertaining discussion of posters that are historical documents and works of art
  • Tracks the history of the war, from mobilization and recruitment to war bond drives and efforts to sustain morale amid costly battles
  • Covers the United States, Britain, Canada, Germany, Austria, and France

  • About the Author

    Ann P. Linder has studied World War I for thirty years, focusing on its posters for the past decade. She holds a master’s and doctorate from Rutgers and is the author of Princes of the Trenches: Narrating the German Experience of the First World War. She lives in Montgomery, Alabama.

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