Superb colour illustrations of hard-hitting propaganda and groundbreaking graphic art including 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 such 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.
'A unique record of the impact of war over the past century'
'Many of the images in this large-format book will be familiar, while others offer a fascinating insight of how other countries rallied, harangued and persuaded their citizens'
'Aulich’s rich compendium is a must for anyone interested in the visual culture of war'
'A very useful reference source indeed … the definitive book on war posters'