This looked like it might be an interesting book so i picked up a secondhand copy recently unfortunately my hopes for a stimulating and dynamic read were dashed by a fairly dreary account of the poppy and its various incarnations and uses. In the aftermath of the horrific trench warfare of the first world war the poppy sprouting across the killing fields of france and belgium then immortalized in john mccraes moving poem became a worldwide icon. Buy the poppy a history of conflict loss remembrance and redemption on amazoncom free shipping on qualified orders. Warfare and poppies have become one and as a result the poppy itself has become as enmeshed in political ideological economic and re it is hard now almost impossible to think of the battlefields of ww1 without envisaging poppies hard to imagine any kind of remembrance ceremony without the red poppy wreaths. Get this from a library the poppy a history of conflict loss remembrance and redemption nicholas j saunders
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