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Hilary Footitt

HILARY FOOTITT is a professor and senior research fellow in the School of Languages and European Studies, University of Reading, UK. Her research interests include women in politics, war and liberation in France and the development of language policy. Previous publications include War and Liberation in France (Palgrave 2004) and Women, Europe and the New Languages of Politics (Continuum 2002). Hilary is Principal Investigator for the AHRC project, Languages at War, and is an editorial board member for the Journal of War and Culture Studies.
 
SIMONA TOBIA is a research assistant in the School of Languages and European Studies, University of Reading, UK. Her research focuses primarily on the history of the Twentieth Century, especially of the Second World War and of the Cold War. Her publications include Advertising America: The United States Information Service in Italy, 1945-1956 (LED Edizioni Universitarie, 2009).

Works

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WarTalk
Foreign Languages and the British War Effort in Europe, 1940-47

Palgrave Macmillan
This book offers a new perspective on the British experience of the Second World War in Europe, one in which foreignness and foreign languages are central to...
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Languages and the Military
Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building

Palgrave Macmillan
For the first time, this book explores the role of foreign languages in military alliances, in occupation and in peace building, through detailed case studies...
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Languages at War
Policies and Practices of Language Contacts in Conflict

Palgrave Macmillan
Emphasising the significance of foreign languages at the centre of war and conflict, this book argues that 'foreignness' and foreign languages are key to our...
Hilary Footitt

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