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Dictionaries of Military Slang

Coleman Julie

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567256
eISBN:
9780191595073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter considers dictionaries of military slang from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam as well as some WWI glossaries published during this period. RAF slang is well represented in the British and ... More


Honesty, Conflicts, and the Telling of History: More Case Studies

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The main thesis of this chapter is that deception and dishonesty can create or aggravate conflicts and sometimes lead to disastrous consequences and, that, therefore, this sort of deception and ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois and the World Citizen

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

in Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369915
eISBN:
9780199893379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369915.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

W. E. B. Du Bois’s blueprint for an alternative global democracy—“the fourth dimension”—finds its fullest articulation in the aftermath of two world wars. In Darkwater and Dark Princess, Du Bois ... More


Graphic Inscriptions of Power: The 1919 Chicago Race Riots

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

in Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369915
eISBN:
9780199893379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369915.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

“Graphic Inscriptions of Power,” examines the Chicago race riot of 1919 within larger histories of American foreign policy, specifically the U.S. occupation of Haiti (1915–1934). Tracing the shared ... More


Electric Stimulations: The Shock of the New Objectivity in Weimar Advertising

Janet Ward

in Weimar Surfaces: Urban Visual Culture in 1920s Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222984
eISBN:
9780520924734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222984.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The advertising realm of the Weimar Republic of today offers a remarkable visual record of the reenchantment of modernity via apparently rational means. This chapter focuses on the shocks targeted at ... More


Rival jihads: Islam and the Great War in the Middle East, 1914–1918: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture read 8 July 2014

Eugene Rogan

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Ottoman Empire, under pressure from its ally Germany, declared a jihad shortly after entering the First World War. The move was calculated to rouse Muslims in the British, French and Russian ... More


War in Peace: The American Legion and the Continuing Service of Film

Tom Rice

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American Legion emerged in March 1919, in the immediate aftermath of world war, a point at which the focus of conservative discourse and government policy shifted from overseas campaigns to ... More


Writing the Myth of Exile: In Search of Political Rejuvenation, 1913–1918

Amir Engel

in Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses Scholem’s formative years from his early youth and up to his decision to leave Switzerland and his companion Walter Benjamin, return to Germany and dedicate himself to the ... More


The Student of Science, Medicine, and Philosophy

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By examining McCulloch’s childhood and formative years during the 1920s as a student at Yale University and Columbia University, this chapter outlines the emergence of McCulloch as a ... More


The ABMC Story Goes On, 1960–Present

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the work the ABMC has been doing since World War II ended. The chairmanships of Generals Jacob Devers and Mark Clark are explored in some detail. Maintenance of the memorials is ... More


The Jew in Renoir’s La grande illusion

Maurice Samuels

in The Right to Difference: French Universalism and the Jews

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226397054
eISBN:
9780226399324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399324.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter Five analyzes debates about the Jews between the world wars by focusing on Jean Renoir’s classic film La Grande Illusion (1937). Produced against the backdrop of the growing threat of ... More


Late Victorians

R. S. Deese

in We Are Amphibians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520281523
eISBN:
9780520959569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281523.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a brief profile of the Huxley family at the close of the nineteenth century, and then traces the formative experiences of Julian and Aldous Huxley from the late Victorian period ... More


The Problem with Money

Martha Lampland

in The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226314600
eISBN:
9780226314747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314747.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Marx and Simmel both described money essentially as a means. The chapter contests this representation of money, particularly during the historical period under investigation. The theoretical ... More


“Innovation” versus “Tradition”: The Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics at the End of the Long Nineteenth Century

Fritz Trümpi and Kenneth Kronenberg

in The Political Orchestra: The Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics During the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226251394
eISBN:
9780226251424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251424.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter uses the at times harsh Viennese reaction to a broad series of concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic in Vienna in 1897 to focus attention on the underlying competitive relationship between ... More


‘Nous ne suivons pas la même route’: Flaubertian Objectivity and Mansfield’s Representations of Travel

Philip Keel Geheber

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Mansfield’s ‘Urewera Notebook’, which features notes on Gustave Flaubert as well as diary entries and vignettes of travelling lone women, to first situate Mansfield’s ... More


Companion Creatures: “Dogmanity” in Three Guineas

Vicki Tromanhauser

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Humanity has looked to dogs as sensory and perceptual technologies through which it might extend its awareness or enlarge its scope of action. Similarly, Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas (1938) shows ... More


Elementary Virtues: The Great War and the Crisis of European Man

Leela Gandhi

in The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys the military cosmopolitanism of the WWI, with its complex migration of soldiers from colonial outposts to the battlefields of Europe and back again, as a setting for an ... More


The Puzzle of Wounds: Shock and the Body at War

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 2 launches our study of the body at war—the injured soldier’s body during and after World War I, and specifically the body that, once injured, appeared to be at war with itself. The chapter ... More


War and the Time After

Henry Rousso

in The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter tracks historiographic changes from World War I (WWI) through World War II (WWII) and up until the 1970s and 1980s. The common thread is how contemporary history plays a prominent role ... More


New Wars: Morale and Democratic Mobilization

Daniel Ussishkin

in Morale: A Modern British History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 4 examines the ways in which the totalization of warfare during the twentieth century signaled the diffusion of the concept of morale from the military context to civil society, while the ... More


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