State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War.
By: Horne, John.
Contributor(s): Winter, Professor Jay | Kennedy, Dr Paul.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare: Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (310 p.).ISBN: 9781107390263.Subject(s): Preparedness | War and society | World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World WarDDC classification: 940.3/1 | 940.31 LOC classification: D523 .S685 1997Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Preface -- 1 Introduction: mobilizing for 'total war', 1914-1918 -- I. National ideals -- 2 German artists, writers and intellectuals and the meaning of war, 1914-1918 -- 3 Children and the primary schools of France, 1914-1918 -- 4 War, 'national education' and the Italian primary school, 1915-1918 -- II. Solidarities and minorities -- 5 Mobilizing labour and socialist militants in Paris during the Great War
6 Between integration and rejection: the Jewish community in Germany, 1914-1918 -- 7 Wackes at war: Alsace-Lorraine and the failure of German national mobilization, 1914-1918 -- III. Army and nation -- 8 Discipline and morale in the British army, 1917-1918 -- 9 Remobilizing the citizen-soldier through the French army mutinies of 1917 -- 10 The German army, the authoritarian nation-state and total war -- 11 Morale and patriotism in the Austro-Hungarian army, 1914-1918 -- IV. The limits and consequences of mobilization
12 Remobilizing for 'total war': France and Britain, 1917-1918 -- 13 Mobilization and demobilization in Germany, 1916-1919 -- 14 The Italian experience of 'total' mobilization, 1915-1920 -- Notes -- Index
This volume examines political and cultural mobilisation in the face of industrialised mass death during the First World War. Comparing Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary, it generates arguments on mobilisation and 'total war' which have wider relevance. It explores 'national ideals' which cast the war as a crusade, the inclusive 'self-mobilisation' of sectional identities and private organisations behind national efforts, and the exclusion of suspect groups (the 'enemy within') from the mobilisation process. It also highlights the importance, and difficulty, of assessing the
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