War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication

ISBN: 9780500288962
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): James Aulich
Format: paperback
Edition: -
Year published: 2011
Publisher: Thames & Hudson (In association with the Imperial War Museum)
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 256
Illustrations: Includes 329 Illustrations, 303 in colour

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New in paperback, over 300 of the most eye-catching and iconic posters from the Imperial War Museum’s renowned collection.

Superb colour illustrations of hard-hitting propaganda and groundbreaking graphic art include such unforgettable images as Alfred Leete’s ‘Your Country Needs You’, as well as documentary photographs of posters in situ and material from the world of advertising.

Covering topics as diverse as advertising in World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, Germany and Occupied Europe in World War II, anti-nuclear campaigns and Vietnam, the book is comprehensive, accessible and an invaluable resource for anyone interested in history or graphic design.


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