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Cricket, Heritage, and the First World War

This week marks one hundred years since the beginning of the First World War.  The war impacted virtually every segment of society, including sports, and few – if any – athletes or sports organizations remained unscathed. 493 more words

WW1 Music

A collection of music from the First World War


The Shape of War

I am still a bit preoccupied with the ongoing World War I commemoration, even though it’s obviously going to go on for some time and I’m up in Maine on vacation: pretty pictures to follow, but for today images that (while colorful!) could certainly not be called pretty. 335 more words


Hashtag War

Through considering photographs of World War I, the Crimean War, the Civil War, and the conflict in Israel & Gaza today, Calvin College English professor Sarina Gruver Moore raises a very important question at The Twelve blog: 89 more words


Speaking with Effigy Tombs

Here are some very basic musings about tombs in cathedrals prepared for the Speaking with the Dead exhibition at Exeter Cathedral. Church monument experts: expect to find errors and happy to be corrected and additional examples pointed out. 1,670 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

War Memorials of Cheltenham and Our Twinned Towns

An audio visual presentation was created for Cheltenham Borough Council by Cheltenham Camera Club to commemorate World War One with images from Cheltenham, Annecy, Goettingen and Cheltenham, Pennsylvania.