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Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039935
eISBN:
9781626740266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039935.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Can the study of folklore survive brutal wars and nationalized misappropriations? Does folklore make sense in an age of fearsome technology? These are two of several questions this book addresses ... More


The Accursed Ills I Cannot Bear: Confederate Veterans, Suicide, and Suffering in the Defeated South

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Confederate veterans returned home, many of them broken physically and mentally, their manhood obliterated. They suffered from war trauma, but also from the humiliation of defeat, the destruction of ... More


Imagining an Idiosyncratic Belonging: Representing Disability in Chris Ware’s “Building Stories”

Margaret FinK BerMan

in The Comics of Chris Ware

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734423
eISBN:
9781621032236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In Chris Ware’s comic strip “Building Stories,” the protagonist is a 30-year-old woman who is an amputee and sometimes wears a prosthetic limb. Ware’s description strangely elides disability as a ... More


“An Emblem of Distinction”: The Politics of Disability Entitlement, 1940–1950

Audra Jennings

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how veterans pushed to expand and police the boundaries of welfare state programs that targeted veterans and specifically focuses on the battles fought over national amputation ... More


Chronotope 2: Numbers, Examples, and Exceptions

Mariane C. Ferme

in Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294370
eISBN:
9780520967526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294370.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Numbers aggregated in the form of estimates of casualties or to convey the scale of a catastrophic event are the companion aspect of exemplary cases. Numericality increasingly informs evidence-based ... More


The Makings of Another Life

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0026
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, six Iraqis recount their experiences during the Iraq war. Hamida Rahdi Salah and her husband were newlyweds in 2003, but he died in the summer of 2007, a victim of terrorist bombing. ... More


Introduction: The Roots of Rehabilitation

in War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reports the origins of rehabilitation. “War's waste” was a turn of phrase that referred to the human remains of war as well as to the economic cost that the nation had to endure after ... More


Prologue

in War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter abstract temporarily removed.


Honorable Scars

in War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter abstract temporarily removed.


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