The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825
by Leslie Scattone (Author), James Clifton (Author), Ira Gruber (Contributor), Emine Fetvaci (Contributor), Larry Silver (Contributor)
From 1500 to 1825, Europe remained in an almost perpetual state of war. Religion, politics, economics, and dynastic ambition all played a role in the turmoil that spread across the continent. War-related printed images also proliferated during this time, serving a variety of functions―commemorative, propagandistic, iconic, narrative, eulogistic, critical, or instructional.