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The Post-War People’s Empire

WENDY WEBSTER

in Englishness and Empire 1939-1965

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226641
eISBN:
9780191718069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226641.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows how adventure tales of the Second World War in the 1950s offered a new energizing myth of nation. If wartime imagery represented a high point in inclusive imagery of Britishness, ... More


Conclusion

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The book concludes with a consideration of VE-Day and the initial shape of the better postwar future promised by the People's War. Near the end of the war, BBC Listener Research began to recognize ... More


Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study of the People’s War in Nepal is deliberately polycentric. It offers an anthropological and historical approach to the movement, combining micro history and long-term ... More


Class and Community in the Blitz, 1940–1

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses German bombing of British cities September 1940 to May 1941. It analyses government plans to protect the civilian population and public responses to the raids ... More


Introduction

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Using long-term ethnography and micro history, the antecedents of the People’s War and it broke out in Nepal’s rural areas are examined. Denunciation of Brahmanocracy by ethnic activists in the 1990s ... More


From Small Wars to On War: Clausewitz’s Systematic Integration of People’s War into His Theory of War

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 traces the lines from Clausewitz’s early intellectual engagement with small war to his magnum opus, On War. It shows how Clausewitz’s lifelong concern with the integration of reason and ... More


Tears for the Revolution †: Nepali Musical Nationalism, Emotion, and the Maoist Movement

Anna Stirr

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the roles of emotion in Nepal’s Maoist People’s War through attention to senior Maoist composer Khusiram Pakhrin’s opera ‘Returning from the Battlefield’. This opera was ... More


Love on the Dole: the Play and the Film – a Tale of Two Adaptations

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the play and film versions of Greenwoods story. It starts with the 1935 play adaptation of Love on the Dole (co-written by Walter Greenwood and Ronald Gow). This was a great ... More


On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Sibylle Scheipers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Carl von Clausewitz is best known as the paradigmatic thinker of major interstate war. However, as this book demonstrates, Clausewitz developed his theory of war on the basis of his analysis of small ... More


Introduction

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During his early years, Clausewitz spent a large amount of time and effort on analysing small wars. Yet his legacy as a thinker of small war has been neglected by the mainstream traditions of ... More


‘The Waging of War.’ 1939–45

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first chapter explores the Welsh experience of the Second World War, paying particular attention to how the war interacted with popular ideas of Welshness and Britishness. It argues that the war ... More


Dancing democracy in wartime Britain

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the representation and experience of popular dance during the Second World War. It demonstrates that dancing provided a potent means for producers and consumers alike to express ... More


Conclusions

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion summarizes the arguments of the book and evaluates them with respect to contemporary strategic problems. Even though the book highlights the role of small war for Clausewitz’s theory ... More


Dien Bien Phu: The Taste of Victory

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 reveals that Beijing increased its military aid and advisory assistance to the Vietnamese Communists in their war efforts against the French in 1953–1954 to meet the new goal. Beijing sent ... More


‘The most beautiful of wars’: Clausewitz’s Perspective on People’s War

Sibylle Scheipers

in On Small War: Carl von Clausewitz and People's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799047
eISBN:
9780191839566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799047.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz’s writings from the reform period combine themes that were central to his thought from his earliest texts and his correspondence, such as the value of the individual as the primary ... More


Re-presenting Wrens: Nancy Spain’s Thank You – Nelson (1945), Eileen Bigland’s The Story of the WRNS (1946), Vera Laughton Matthews’s Blue Tapestry (1948) and Edith Pargeter’s She Goes to War (1942)

Chris Hopkins

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chris Hopkins focuses on how wartime participation in the Wrens was represented during and immediately after the war by exploring the written forms in which Wrens were characterized and how these ... More


The Road to War

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the uprising of nonnegotiable secession in Chechnya. The idea of Chechen self-determination as a form of nonnegotiable secession first arose under Mikhail Gorbachev's policy of ... More


The politics of neighbourliness: social democracy on the home front in Britain during the Second World War

Clare Griffiths

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Clare Griffiths probes the historical and political implications of the social and psychological concept of ‘neighbourliness’, especially as it played out in that pivotal moment of apparent social ... More


Carl von Clausewitz and Moral Victories

Sibylle Scheipers

in Moral Victories: The Ethics of Winning Wars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198801825
eISBN:
9780191840395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801825.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz’s theory of war has been described as quintessentially instrumental, an interpretation that hinges on his oft-cited dictum of war as policy/politics by other means. However, this overlooks ... More


Psychological Blackout

Beryl Pong

in British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 2 examines the fear of ‘civilians with shell shock’ that pervaded the interwar and early wartime years, through the imagery and metaphor of the blackout. It considers the divided ... More


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