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Wake Up, America!: World War I and the American Poster

By: Rawls, Walton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205252

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Lacks jacket. Ex-library. 2001 Large Hardcover. The War to End All Wars did not begin as a popular cause. Americans were reluctant to get involved in what they viewed as Europe's war and reelected Woodrow Wilson on his promise to keep this nation out of it. When war became inevitable, public opinion had to be turned around. To do this, the government mobilized the talents of an incredible cadre of artists to create pictorial publicity for all aspects of the war effort - from recruiting to war relief to food and fuel conservation. Artists of the calibre of James Montgomery Fla... View more info