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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


The Return of Interest Groups

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the return of interest groups in the French government following the adoption of the Constitution of year III. The war effort was one of the most important conflicts among the ... More


The Parliament of 1628: War and the Petition of Right

Conrad Russell

in Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The military preparations from 1626 to 1628 were undertaken on a greater scale than anything since 1588. Yet, even with the most dedicated efforts, the results were lamentable. This is primarily due ... More


Conclusion

Mark Rawlinson

in British Writing of the Second World War

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the character of wartime writing was strongly determined by its relations to the discourses with which, in the broadest ... More


General George S. Patton and the War-Winning Sherman Tank Myth

Nicholas D. Molnar

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/9780823231201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes Patton's defense of the Sherman in the face of scathing criticism following the Battle of the Bulge. It argues that the general's advocacy on behalf of ... More


Northern Ireland, 1939–45

Brian Barton

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Northern Ireland, attitudes, patterns of behavior, and the overall pace of life remained uniquely static and unchanging. Within the first six months of war, rationing in certain supplies had ... More


The Initial Year of the Advertising Council

Inger L. Stole

in Advertising at War: Business, Consumers, and Government in the 1940s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037122
eISBN:
9780252094231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037122.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the strategizing and planning efforts that went into the Advertising Council. It outlines the Council’s organizational setup and its working relationship with the government’s ... More


War and Public, 1939–1945

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on the war years. The war effort gave many causes championed in the progressive discourse of the ‘reading public’ a new economic and political imperative. A range of economic ... More


Nationalism and Mobilization in Wartime Anthropology, 1914–18

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins the examination of the practice and discourse of anthropology during the war years, exploring the influence of the conflict on the day-to-day work of anthropologists. With normal ... More


Wartime, Unity and Alienation

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the United States film industry during the Second World War. The film industry and its personnel were recruited for the war effort. Directors such as Frank Capra and John Ford ... More


The Kantian University: Science and Nation Building at Johns Hopkins

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the Kantian University and its relation to Bowman's work in science and education. It first looks at Bowman's stay at the National Research Council (NRC), where he was ... More


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