Aftershocks : Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: 1 online resource (243 p.).ISBN: 9780230582002.Subject(s): Great Britain - Politics and government - 1910-1936 | Great Britain - Social conditions - 20th century | Great Britain --Politics and government --1910-1936 | Great Britain --Social conditions --20th century | War neuroses - Great Britain - History - 20th century | War neuroses --Great Britain --History --20th century | World War, 1914-1918 - Great Britain - Psychological aspects | World War, 1914-1918 - Psychological aspects - Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 - Social aspects - Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 --Great Britain --Psychological aspects | World War, 1914-1918 --Social aspects --Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aftershocks : Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931DDC classification: 941.083 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Britons' Shattered Psyche; 2 Jews, ""Blacks,"" and the Promises of Radical Conservatism, 1919-1925; 3 The Amritsar Massacre, 1919-1920; 4 Reprisals in Ireland, 1919-1921; 5 The General Strike of 1926; 6 Flappers and the Igbo Women's War of 1929; Conclusion: Resolving the ""National Crisis"" of 1929-1931; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Aftershocks studies how meanings of shellshock and imagery presenting the traumatized psyche as shattered contributed to Britons' understandings of their political selves in the 1920s. It connects the force of emotions to the political culture of a decade which saw extraordinary violence against those regarded as 'un-English'.
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