By Emma Newlands
This publication follows the chronological reviews of military body of workers, from their recruitment and coaching to their confrontations with wounding and dying, tracing the importance of the physique all through. It analyses the level to which the British military organised compliance and trusted consent to accomplish its targets, the ways that resistance used to be manifested and skilled, and what will be drawn from those cases when it comes to greater observations approximately wartime society normally. by way of studying squaddies' embodied reports it additionally illuminates broader problems with gender, type, nationwide id and emotional lifestyles. As such, this research makes a tremendous contribution to army heritage, clinical background and the social and cultural heritage of england within the moment global War.
Civilians into squaddies will entice teachers and scholars attracted to British social and cultural historical past, army medication and warfare studies.
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Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45 (Cultural History of Modern War MUP) by Emma Newlands