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Little Ruby’s Hand: Young Women and the Emotional Experience of Caregiving in Britain after the First World War

Michael Roper

in Total War: An Emotional History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266663
eISBN:
9780191905384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266663.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

‘Little Ruby’ was the daughter of the head gardener at St Dunstan’s, the voluntary organisation set up in 1915 to support blinded servicemen, whose role as a guide was widely represented in pictures ... More


The Nation Accused: German Veterans and the State Regulation of Charity

Deborah Cohen

in The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the origins and consequences of the Verstaatlichung, or state consolidation, of care for disabled veterans. It argues that veterans' demands on the state reflected more than the ... More


The Duty to Make Himself a Useful, Self-Supporting Citizen: Disabled Veterans and the Limits of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1910s–1920s

Sarah F. Rose

in No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469624891
eISBN:
9781469624914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624891.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Chapter 7 shows, veterans and rehabilitators clashed over how to define disability and rehabilitation, in part because new tools of war caused so many injuries that led to chronic pain. Often, ... More


The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Deborah Cohen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Disabled veterans were the First World War's most conspicuous legacy. Nearly eight million men in Europe returned from the First World War permanently disabled by injury or disease. This book offers ... More


Life as a Memorial: Ex-Servicemen at the Margins of British Society

Deborah Cohen

in The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Peace Procession of July 1919 was the largest parade that London had ever witnessed. More than 400,000 servicemen, along with the military policemen and members of the medical corps, joined the ... More


“White-Robed Heroes” in Wartime Mass Culture

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes the projected image of disabled veterans as icons of noble sacrifice that gained visibility in wartime Japan. Due mainly to official efforts, the Russo-Japanese War image of ... More


The Long Journey Home: African American World War I Veterans and Veterans’ Policies

Jennifer D. Keene

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/9780813042077.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War I, struggles over black veterans’ benefits served as a milestone in the broader civil rights movement, turning veterans’ personal readjustment to civilian life into a collective ... More


Occupational Rehabilitation

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter talks about the postwar transformation of Japanese disabled veterans into casualties of history. Despite the accolades of the late 1930s and early 1940s, public acclaim for wounded ... More


Introduction

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains how the book focuses on the neglected casualties of World War II, specifically, the Japanese wounded soldiers and physically disabled veterans. It examines the ... More


Not a Veteran in the Poorhouse: Civil War Pensions and Soldiers' Homes

James Marten

in Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh.13
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the issue of pensions for disabled veterans and the heated debate it sparked in the North. The debate revealed a chasm between former soldiers and those who had not served, ... More


Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Lee K. Pennington

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in July 1937. Tens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war ... More


Challenges of Participating in Research About Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment Among Disabled Veterans

Christine Schneider and Eva Kahana

in Research Involving Participants with Cognitive Disability and Difference: Ethics, Autonomy, Inclusion, and Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198824343
eISBN:
9780191863165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824343.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides insights from an ongoing study of elderly veterans’ experiences of living with newly diagnosed mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Recruitment for this qualitative study was ... More


Resurrection, Rebirth, and the Limits of Sacrificial Ideology

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/9780199656684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Over the course of what would become the last year of the conflict, and into the immediate post-war period, female artists increasingly sought to endow the enormous cost of the war with meaning. As ... More


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