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War and WelfareBritish POW Families, 1939–45

War and Welfare: British POW Families, 1939–45

Barbara Hately-Broad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078545
eISBN:
9781781702352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078545.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Second World War, some 250,000 British servicemen were taken captive either by the Axis powers or the Japanese, as a result of which their wives and families became completely dependent on ... More

The War Beat, EuropeThe American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Steven Casey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

From the North African desert to the bloody stalemate in Italy, from the D-Day beaches to the freezing retreat during the Battle of the Bulge, a group of highly courageous correspondents covered the ... More

The War Come HomeDisabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Deborah Cohen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Disabled veterans were the First World War's most conspicuous legacy. Nearly eight million men in Europe returned from the First World War permanently disabled by injury or disease. This book offers ... More

The War ComplexWorld War II in Our Time

The War Complex: World War II in Our Time

Marianna Torgovnick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226808550
eISBN:
9780226808796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226808796.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The recent dedication of the World War II memorial and the sixtieth-anniversary commemoration of D-Day remind us of the hold that World War II still has over America's sense of itself. But the ... More

War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Christine Byron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book provides a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Each crime is discussed from ... More

War in England 1642-1649

War in England 1642-1649

Barbara Donagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on answering a misleadingly simple question: in terms of ordinary lives what kind of a war was the English civil war? Eschewing descriptions of specific battles or analyses of ... More

War in PeaceParamilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Robert Gerwarth and John Horne (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The First World War did not end in November 1918. In Russia and Eastern Europe it finished up to a year earlier, and both there and elsewhere in Europe it triggered conflicts that lasted until 1923. ... More

War in WorcesterYouth and the Apartheid State

War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More

A War of LogisticsParachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Charles R. Shrader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954, the author argues that the First Indochina War was a war of logistics in which strategic and operational plans and their outcome ... More

The War of WordsThe History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Asa Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This is the third part of a five-volume history of broadcasting in the UK, giving an authoritative account of the rise of broadcasting in this country. This volume covering the period from 1939 to ... More

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