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Cultural History of Modern war

The history of modern war has recently broken out of the military, political, economic and social frameworks within which it has traditionally been studied. Interest in the power of representations and practices to convey meaning has turned critical attention to the cultural dynamics of war. Research in this field embraces a wide range of concerns from war's special role in revealing the cultural basis of the construction of gender, to political uses of population displacement to realign national identifications, and the sometimes negative implications of humanitarian intervention. The selective memory of war in public commemoration, popular culture and personal recollection is also a key topic.

This series offers a forum for new work in these and other emerging areas. Its intention is to interrogate divisions between, for example, war and society, war and peace, allies and enemies, heroes and villains, to span all corners of the globe, and to address all types of warfare, while maintaining a focus on the cultural meanings of the myriad practices of modern war.

Series Editors: Professor Peter Gatrell, Dr. Max Jones, Dr. Ana Carden-Coyne, Professor Penny Summerfield and Professor Bertrand Taithe

Civilians into Soldiers: War, the Body and British Army Recruits, 1939–45 (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Civilians into Soldiers
Experiencing War as the 'Enemy Other': Italian Scottish Experience in World War II (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Experiencing War as the 'Enemy Other'
French Crime Fiction and the Second World War: Past Crimes, Present Memories (Cultural History of Modern war)
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French Crime Fiction and the Second World War
The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice (Cultural History of Modern war)
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The Silent Morning
Civvies: Middle-Class Men on the English Home Front, 1914–18 (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Civvies
French Crime Fiction and the Second World War: Past Crimes, Present Memories (Cultural History of Modern war)
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French Crime Fiction and the Second World War
From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France (Cultural History of Modern war)
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From Victory to Vichy
The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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The Stomach for Fighting
Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Containing Trauma
Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Healing the Nation
Experiencing War as the 'Enemy Other': Italian Scottish experience in World War II (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Experiencing War as the 'Enemy Other'
War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: ‘Soul of a Nation' (Cultural History of Modern war)
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War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain
Behind Enemy Lines: Gender, Passing and the Special Operations Executive in the Second World War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Behind Enemy Lines
The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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The Secret Battle
John Galsworthy and Disabled Soldiers of the Great War: With an Illustrated Selection of his Writings (Cultural History of Modern war)
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John Galsworthy and Disabled Soldiers of the Great War
Imagining Armenia: Orientalism, Ambiguity and Intervention, 1879-1925 (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Imagining Armenia
Paris and the Commune, 1871-78: The Politics of Forgetting (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Paris and the Commune, 1871-78
Contesting Home Defense: Men, Women, and the Home Guard in the Second World War (Cultural History of Modern war)
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Contesting Home Defense

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