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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


Back in History?

Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers how the story of Indian participation proved unwieldy to all who could have been interested in recounting it. While documentation was produced and sometimes published, neither ... More


Dying: War, Mutilation and Mass Death, 1914–18

in The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746.002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the war experience of German Jews during World War I and shows that wartime relations were shaped not only by anti-Semitism, but also by the horror of mass death, injury, and ... 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


Transitions from Nazism to communism

Mary Fulbrook

in Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287208
eISBN:
9780191804335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287208.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the experiences of the members of the 1929er generation in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) during the transition from Nazism to communism. It discusses the commitment of ... More


The Great World

Don Randall

in David Malouf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses The Great World, Malouf's novel that has a multiple-worlds orientation and is a novel of transactions. It addresses the questions posed by this novel, which are how one would ... 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


Fiction during the Second World War

Lara Feigel

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on home front literature and concentrates particularly on literature portraying the wartime experience in London. The majority of war literature was produced by authors who had ... More


Indigenous Peoples of Brazil and the War of the Triple Alliance, 1864–1870

Maria de Fátima Costa

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides a new perspective to the War of the Triple Alliance by emphasizing the involvement and experiences of the indigenous peoples of Brazil. In the War of the Triple Alliance, the ... More


Introduction

Walter D. Kamphoefner

in Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Introduction looks at the impact the events that followed the March Revolutions of 1848 had on German Americans and on newly arriving German immigrants. The German immigrants of the 1850s arrived ... More


Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Walter D. Kamphoefner and Wolfgang Helbich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives-both ... More


Epilogue

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/9780252037122.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the impact of wartime events on advertising and consumer activism after World War II, and examines their reverse trajectories in the 1950s. With a few notable ... More


The Importance of Gender Equality and Women’s Inclusion for Resolving Conflict and Sustaining Peace

Sarah L. Bosha

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The meaningful participation of women in peace talks, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction is critical to lasting and sustainable peace. Women bring new issues, different experience of ... More


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