Nation in Barracks: Modern Germany, Military Conscription and Civil Society

Nation in Barracks: Modern Germany, Military Conscription and Civil Society

by Ute Frevert
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859738869

ISBN-13: 9781859738863

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Ute Frevert (Yale U.) examines how military-civil relations have evolved in Germany during the last two hundred years. Particular attention is paid to the relationship of military conscription to state citizenship, nation building, gender formation, and the concept of violence. Coverage spans from the early nineteenth century, when conscription was first used in

Overview

Ute Frevert (Yale U.) examines how military-civil relations have evolved in Germany during the last two hundred years. Particular attention is paid to the relationship of military conscription to state citizenship, nation building, gender formation, and the concept of violence. Coverage spans from the early nineteenth century, when conscription was first used in Prussia, through the massive military mobilization of the Third Reich and on through the two Germanies of the post-1949 period. Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859738863
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
• War, Nation, Gender Images: Core Concepts in Conscription in the Early Nineteenth Century
• "Both Citizen and Soldier"? Prussia in the Vormärz Period (1815-48)
• Military Systems in the 'Third Germany'
• War and Peace: Imperial Germany in the Prussian Barracks
• The Twentieth Century: The (Ex-)Soldier as Citizen

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