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Between Victory and Death

Brian K. Feltman

in The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619934
eISBN:
9781469623160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619934.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the dishonor of captivity against the backdrop of “normative” notions of manhood. More than 997,000 German soldiers fell into enemy hands from 1914 to 1918, and roughly ... More


The Defeat of French manhood and the Vichy imagination

Joan Tumblety

in Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines how responses to the catastrophic military collapse of 1940 cast it as proof of French physical failure, and considers how the Vichy regime, which invested more resources in ... More


Introduction: Building a Better German

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

After Germany's stunning military defeat in 1918, the physical fitness of its citizens became a national priority, and no one did more to heighten the level of self‐scrutiny and to establish ideals ... More


Manly Shame

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241923
eISBN:
9780520931138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241923.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concentrates on the expectation, revealed and manipulated in the orations, that men are guardians against shame in both the public and private realms, and the dilemmas attendant on that ... More


Homeward Unbound: Prisoners of War, National Defeat, and the Crisis of Male Authority

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Nixon administration's 1968–1973 publicity campaign to call the public's attention to the plight of American prisoners of war (POWs) and their families and how it combined ... More


Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Peter Stearns (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037894
eISBN:
9780252095153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Contemporary world history has highlighted militarization in many ways, from the global Cold War and numerous regional conflicts to the general assumption that nationhood implies a significant and ... More


The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Eyal Ginio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book deals with military defeat and national catastrophe, and their implications for society. When the First Balkan War broke out in October 1912, few Ottomans anticipated that it would prove to ... More


Kabuki and Japan’s “Decisive Battle”: 1943

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses events surrounding the world of kabuki in 1943. These include kabuki artists' response to Japan's military defeats; the staging of forty-six programs of old and new kabuki ... More


From Military State to Welfare State: The Warfare–Welfare Nexus in Denmark, 1848–1950s

Klaus Petersen and Nils Arne Sørensen

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Compared to most other countries, Denmark was only marginally affected by the two world wars. However, this does not mean that war had no impact on the historical development of the Danish welfare ... More


Occupation and its discontents

Christopher Lloyd

in Henri-Georges Clouzot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070143
eISBN:
9781781701065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070143.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates the military defeat and subsequent occupation of France in 1940 by the Germans. The chapter explores the devastation, the chaos routed by the invading German forces and the ... More


The Guerrilla Caliph

Haroro Ingram, Craig Whiteside, and Charlie Winter

in The ISIS Reader: Milestone Texts of the Islamic State Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501436
eISBN:
9780197520789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501436.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 15 features Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s final speech which appeared in an Islamic State video titled ‘In the Hospitality of Amirul-Mu’minin’ on 29 April 2019. Three features are particularly ... More


A Global Insurgency

Haroro Ingram, Craig Whiteside, and Charlie Winter

in The ISIS Reader: Milestone Texts of the Islamic State Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501436
eISBN:
9780197520789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501436.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses extracts of a speech by Abul Hasan al-Muhajir, then-spokesman of the Islamic State, which was published on 18 March 2019, just before its defeat in Baghuz, eastern Syria. ... More


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