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Please check the "Contents" page for the latest additions! The site features a collection of war-themed postal cards produced during World War 1 - More than 2, cards will eventually be displayed in an organized fashion.
The cards are mementos of a world at war during the second decade of the 20th century. This web site has been established to provide a tool to students, researchers and postcard collectors with an interest in the period of the First World War in general or "Great War" propaganda in particular.
These cards are historical War is necessary which are not only often beautiful examples of the lithographer's art but are also of interest to students of art, military and political history. All of the cards pictured in the site are authentic originals. The site is itself a "work in progress" and it will eventually display in an organized fashion over 2, selected international cards.
A significant number of cards are "rare" from a collector's viewpoint and we therefore hope that this increases both the usefulness and interest.
We thank you for looking. Oh yes, because of the image density, some of the pages may take a bit of time to load. Postcards as important historical artifacts. In reviewing this site it should be appreciated that these cards were produced in the pre-electronic age.
Postal cards were a universal medium of communication at a time when the only avenues of mass communication were printed newspapers, journals, books, posters and the mail. It is therefore proper to consider "mail with a message", which is what postal cards are, as a medium of mass communication.
Postal cards were immensely popular and the economic mainstay of a vast and diverse printing industry throughout western Europe. Postcards were inexpensive, inexpensive to send, ubiquitously available and endlessly creative in the message their pictures conveyed.
Because they were a major means of communication, postcards were produced to communicate the full range of human thought and intent.
From humor to nostalgia to joy to hate. It is precisely for this reason that they are important cultural and historical artifacts. In times of war there is a distillation of belief and motivation and emotion that is clearly reflected in the cards displayed on this website.
They are not merely snapshots of a world at war. They are virtual windows into the minds and hearts of millions who fought that war on the battlefields and the home front as well. The richness of study to be found in these cards will stimulate, delight and amaze you.
To view the available pages, just click here: Last edited June 4, A. C. Grayling’s three chapters on the history of war lead to the question of what causes war, an exploration not of the causes of this or that war but of war as a phenomenon.
China has warned that it does not want a trade war with the US, but will not sit idly by if its economy is hurt. Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China's National People's Congress, made the comments.
For any war that occurs, and even many that do not, there can be found people who believe at the time, and after, that each particular war is or was necessary. Some people are unconvinced by claims of necessity for many wars, but insist that one or two wars in the distant past were indeed necessary.
Propaganda postcards on all facets of World War 1 (the Great War) from all the warring countries. Including so called mocking cards from these nations, with historical background.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - . War is necessary for instances where it is the only feasible way of achieving desirable outcomes (Bellamy 61). For this philosophical justification to hold, a just cause for war has to be clearly established.