Total war : an emotional history /

Love, grief, hate and fear are among the emotions most immediately associated with the rhetoric, experience and memory of war. Focusing on Europe during and after the two world wars, this volume explores the emotional worlds of those who lived their lives under war's shadow.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Langhamer, Claire (Editor), Noakes, Lucy, 1964- (Editor), Siebrecht, Claudia (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Proceedings of the British Academy ; 227.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Ute Frevert
  • Emotions in times of war: private and public, individual and collective / Susan R. Grayzel
  • 'Macabre and hilarious' : the emotional life of the civilian gas mask in France during and after the First World War / Michael Roper
  • Little Ruby's hand : young women and the emotional experience of caregiving in Britain after the First World War / Claudia Siebrecht
  • The tears of 1939 : German women and the emotional archive of the First World War / Martin Francis
  • Wounded pride and petty jealousies : private lives and public diplomacy in Second World War Cairo / Lucy Noakes
  • Communities of feeling : fear, death, and grief in the writing of British servicemen in the Second World War / Claire Langhamer
  • 'Astray in a dark forest'? The emotional politicis of reconstruction Britain / Joy Damousi
  • In search of Victor : transnationalism, emotion and war.