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A Dark Doom to Dread: Women, Suicide, and Suffering on the Confederate Homefront

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Women on the Confederate homefront, living in a war zone, suffered psychologically. Socialized to believe in doctrines of paternalism, many women were ill-equipped and unaccustomed to new wartime ... More


In Country in Korea: A War Like Any Other?

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the wartime experiences of Americans who served in Korea. Hastily pulled from civilian life or from the peacetime American military, the men and women stuck at ground view ... More


Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aberration of Mind is a social history of suicide in the American South during the Civil War era. The book casts a wide net, focusing on Confederate soldiers and veterans and their families, and the ... More


W. H. Auden's Journeys to War

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of W. H. Auden. Much of Auden's poetry of the late 1930s is defined by journeys to and from war. Although his decision to stay in New York after the outbreak of ... More


Our Fight?: Gender, Race, and the War Zone

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines issues of gender and race that arose during the Korean War by focusing on the lives of women and African Americans who participated in the conflict. It looks at the experiences ... More


In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Melinda L. Pash

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book focuses on the Americans who served in the Korean War from June 1950 to July 1953. More specifically, it examines the Korean War veterans' upbringing, military training, and wartime ... More


Culture in Chaos: An Anthropology of the Social Condition in War

Stephen C. Lubkemann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496412
eISBN:
9780226496436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496436.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Fought in the wake of a decade of armed struggle against colonialism, the Mozambican civil war lasted from 1977 to 1992, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives while displacing millions more. As ... More


Introduction

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the history of war, and especially in discussions of the psychological trauma that can result from constant exposure to war induced injury and death, the experience of medical personnel is ... More


Society and the State: Mutual Misrecognition at the Gathering of War

in Culture in Chaos: An Anthropology of the Social Condition in War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496412
eISBN:
9780226496436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496436.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter details how Machaze district in Mozambique was gradually transformed into a war zone through the nonlinear interpenetrations of structural and acute violence. It highlights the ... More


The First Aeronautic Detachment

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The challenge of projecting military power overseas began with the dispatch of the First Aeronautic Detachment to Europe in May 1917, a tiny force of 122 untrained personnel under the dynamic ... More


Private Military and Security Contractors

Emily Crawford

in Identifying the Enemy: Civilian Participation in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199678495
eISBN:
9780191757983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678495.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 6 examines the employment of private military and security contractors in situations of armed conflict. The use of private military and security contractors or PMSCs has contributed to a ... More


Introduction

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins by describing the care that the Alpha Hospital gives to its patients as “war-zone medicine”. It explains that race is a discursive phenomenon; race encompasses ideas about ... More


Exile and Freedom: Bangladesh Liberation War Refugees, 1971

Abhijit Dasgupta

in Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This chapter deals with the mass exodus of the Bangladeshi refugees in 1971. In the case of Bangladeshi refugees, the Indian state responded with alacrity in order to come to terms with a grave ... More


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