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Alsatian Women and the Great War, 1914–18

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores Alsace's experience of the First World War. It describes Alsatian women's employment and daily lives on the home front and within proximity of the battle lines, and compares ... More


Introduction War Experience, Visual Narrative, and Identity

Claudia Siebrecht

in The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Women’s artistic testimony produced between 1914 and 1919 bears witness to the major impact the war had on women’s lives and reveals the degree to which extreme events and intense emotions ... More


Edgefield and Texas: Rebuilding Identities

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the post-war experiences of James B. Griffin. He became so concerned about making a postwar living because his house was burned, his landholdings were greatly reduced and he ... More


Conclusion

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The Conclusion summarizes the key results of the book. It stresses the importance of the memory of the Second World War for activists’ experiences of the cold war. It discusses the importance of ... More


Introduction: War, Lies, and Newsprint

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the Canard Enchaîné, a French periodical that skillfully used multiple levels of irony and combined it with slang. The Canard has tirelessly cut through the ... More


Conclusion

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

There are three concluding observations to be made about the Rhodesian experience of the war years. First, the White minority could not for long have withstood the combined pressure of the war and ... More


Individual Firms and the War Experience

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the war experiences of individual firms in China during the Sino-Japanese war. It discusses the ambiguities of the war experience and suggests that the capitalists of the ... More


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

Inger L. Stole

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037122
eISBN:
9780252094231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book challenges the notion that advertising disappeared as a political issue in the United States in 1938 with the passage of the Wheeler-Lea Amendment to the Federal Trade Commission Act, the ... More


Introduction

Omer Bartov

in Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195079036
eISBN:
9780199854455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079036.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter proposes that the only way to approach the issues surrounding the Wehrmacht in the Third Reich is through a careful analysis of the anatomy of the German army. Four theses are given ... More


Sharing the Stuff of War: Soldier Art, Textiles, and Tactility

Holly Furneaux

in Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737834
eISBN:
9780191801402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737834.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Soldiers supplemented their letters home with pieces of medal ribbon, flattened out bullets, pressed flowers gathered in truces, and sketches of camp life. This chapter considers the effort soldiers ... More


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