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Responding to the War: The French Labour Movement and Wartime Problems

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the response of the French labour movement to the declaration of war in 1914. It describes the social problems brought about by military mobilization and how these problems ... More


Victory Girls: Sex, Mobility, and Adventure on the Home Front

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the lives of the “victory girls” of World War II—young women who exhibited patriotism by offering sex to servicemen. This relationship defied not only social norms but also the ... More


A Father Loses Three Sons to the Army: Everyday Politics In Ming China

Michael Szonyi

in The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a background on the consequences of choices about military mobilization in China's southeast coast under the Ming dynasty from 1368 to 1644. It does not focus on military or ... More


Enlisting Citizens in the Military Mobilization of the Nationalist State

Yan Xu

in The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Xu discusses how conscription laws, army textbooks, and the New Life Movement propaganda helped the Chinese Nationalist state construct the soldier figure in the 1930s. These supplementary materials ... More


The ‘mangled earth’ of the trenches1 (1914–18)

Chris Pearson

in Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780719084393
eISBN:
9781526161949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084393.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the Western Front’s environmental history to show how the First World War was fought in, through, and against nature. If sterility implies the absence of life and infertility, ... More


Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Mark W. Geiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book explores a previously unknown financial conspiracy at the start of the American Civil War, focusing on events that happened in Missouri prior to financial conspiracy. It also discusses the ... More


War and the Administrative State

Mark W. Geiger

in Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter puts the events in Missouri into national perspective. It discusses how the American Civil War was the first time in history a nation mobilized all its material and human resources for a ... More


The Policy Struggle under the Largo Caballero Government September 1936–May 1937

StanLey G. Payne

in The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Largo Caballero Government and the dissatisfaction felt by Soviet policy makers toward it. Despite this dissatisfaction, the Largo Caballero Government was still accepted ... More


The Civil War and Reconstruction

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

in Government & The American Economy: A New History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251271
eISBN:
9780226251295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251295.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Prior to the Civil War, the United States stood out as one of the few remaining world powers striving to uphold the ancient but waning institution of slavery. Now it had dramatically and decisively ... More


Development’s Detractors: Miners, Housewives, and the Hostage Crisis at Siglo XX

Thomas C. Field

in From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452604
eISBN:
9780801470455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452604.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter narrates the resulting standoff in the battle of Irupata—discussed in Chapter 3—that nearly descended into civil war. The incoming administration of Lyndon Johnson (1963–1969) vetoed a ... More


Introduction

Mark W. Geiger

in Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents an overview of the financial conspiracy that occurred in Missouri at the beginning of the Civil War. In 1861, a small group of pro-secession politicians, bankers, and wealthy ... More


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