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The taboo assailed 1910–1918

Anthony Kauders

in German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The last years of Imperial Germany saw the rise of vanguards who subjected contemporary society to searching critiques and tried to conceptualize the felt crises of history. Years before the ... More


Reinventing Francophonie

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows how francophonie may designate the operation that consists, for the one who speaks, of designating himself or herself as colonized, while at the same time transpiercing ... More


After the Afterward

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter argues that, in order to get rid of a social and political prescription, one cannot claim to know nothing about it. Instead, it asserts that dominating parlance should become ... More


The Infantry

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter defines the term “infantry,” which in military parlance was designated the “queen of battle.” This was exactly true in the case of Lee's army. Throughout the war, the infantry carried ... More


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