Centenary (Battlefield Tourism)

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Abstract

The centenary of the First World War has been a catalyst for battlefield tourism. The creation of new museums, memorials, statues, commemorative trails and the like has strengthened the Great War’s profile in the cultural landscape of the countries that marked its centenary. As a result, there has been a clearly identifiable “centenary effect” on battlefield tourism on some of the war’s former fronts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1914-1918-online
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the First World War
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherFreie Universitat Berlin
Number of pages11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields
  • Collective memory
  • Commemoration
  • Battlefield tourism
  • Memory
  • Centenary

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