War posters : weapons of mass communication
Reproduced from the largest collection of its kind, War Posters gives us a unique insight into life during conflict in the last century. It boasts over 300 illustrations, each supplemented with explanatory text.
Coverage is given to war posters displayed in:
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- Commonwealth Countries
This allows us to compare and contrast the different methods of propaganda used by the varying sides in 20th Century conflicts.
Studying the posters also gives an insight into the social history of the time from the role of women to government controls on everyday life.
Moving from iconic designs suchs as “Your Country Needs You” to the modern anti-war campaigns, Aulich charts the fascinating development of poster design over the last century.
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