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Saving for Democracy: Thrift, Sacrifice, and the World War II Bond Campaigns

Kiku Adatto

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter recounts the war bond campaign of the Second World War, illustrating a notion of thrift fully embedded in a social attempt to serve the greater good. Saving money was equated directly ... More


The Obligation to Volunteer: Women and Coercive Voluntarism

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on American women's voluntarism during World War I. It argues that in a political culture organized around voluntarism, Americans struggled to understand the difference between ... More


Conclusion

TALBOT C. IMLAY

in Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the findings; discusses the links between the three dimensions — strategic, domestic-political, and political-economic; and the relative importance of each to the overall war ... More


Policing the Home Front: From Vigilance to Vigilantism

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on mob violence and vigilantism in wartime America. It shows that Americans who engaged in extralegal actions to support the war effort insisted that they were exemplars of ... More


Veterans Tell Their Stories and Why Historians and Others Listened

G. Kurt Piehler

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the support of influential Americans, including President Roosevelt and Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall, combined with the pioneering work of ... More


Belfast, Ireland, and the War, 1914–1918

A. C. Hepburn

in Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the years between 1914 and 1918. The years 1913-14 were a time of trial for Devlin, from the pressure to accept temporary exclusion in February 1914 to the unwelcome emergence ... More


British Writing of the Second World War

Mark Rawlinson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is the first study to provide a detailed critical and historical survey of British literary culture in wartime. Concerned as much with war as with writing, it explores the significance of ... More


CONCLUSION

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter offers a balance sheet for this experience and what it reveals about slavery, secession, the Southern war effort, and the connections binding these things together. It ... More


Reluctant Warriors: Republican Popular Army and Nationalist Army Conscripts in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

James Matthews

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655748
eISBN:
9780199949953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655748.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of Nationalist and Republican conscripts during Spanish Civil War 1936–1939. It analyses the conflict from the perspective of those who did not embrace one or other ... More


Advertising and Commercial Radio during World War II, 1942–45

Cynthia B. Meyers

in A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter studies how the advertising and commercial radio industries responded to World War II and participated in the war economy. World War II provided the advertising and commercial radio ... More


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