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Your Country Needs You: The Secret History of the Propaganda Poster

History


by
James TAYLOR

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 20.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The iconic image by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with outstretched hand and finger, exhorting you to ?do your bit’, is a design classic and has been repeatedly imitated worldwide. In the run-up to the World War?I anniversary, Your Country Needs YOU celebrates the magnificent artwork of Leete and his fellow designers, and explores their legacy. Featuring colour reproductions of propaganda posters and drawing on fresh analysis of the archives, this book challenges received historical wisdom about these hugely popular and enduring images, and reveals surprising new insights

The iconic image by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with outstretched hand and finger, exhorting you to ?do your bit’, is a design classic and has been repeatedly imitated worldwide. In the run-up to the World War?I anniversary, Your Country Needs YOU celebrates the magnificent artwork of Leete and his fellow designers, and explores their legacy. Featuring colour reproductions of propaganda posters and drawing on fresh analysis of the archives, this book challenges… (more)

The iconic image by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with outstretched hand and finger, exhorting you to ?do your bit’, is a design classic and has been repeatedly imitated worldwide. In the run-up to the World War?I anniversary, Your Country Needs YOU celebrates the magnificent artwork of Leete and his fellow designers, and explores their legacy. Featuring colour reproductions of propaganda posters and drawing on fresh analysis of the archives, this book challenges received historical wisdom about these hugely popular and enduring images, and reveals surprising new insights

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