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British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18A Very Much Abused Body of Men

British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

James McDermott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Military Service Tribunals were formed following the introduction of conscription in January 1916, to consider applications for exemption from men deemed by the new legislation to have enlisted. ... More

Half the BattleCivilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Robert Mackay

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058936
eISBN:
9781781700143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058936.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

How well did civilian morale stand up to the pressures of total war and what factors were important to it? This book rejects contentions that civilian morale fell a long way short of the favourable ... More

A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World WarThe People's Armies

A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World War: The People's Armies

Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992514
eISBN:
9781526115140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992514.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book is the first systematic study of the ‘People’s Armies’ of ELAS and EDES during the occupation. Previous studies have either neglected the study of the guerrilla armies altogether or focused ... More

Irish Regiments in the Great WarDiscipline and Morale

Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Timothy Bowman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The British army was almost unique among the European armies of the Great War in that it did not suffer from a serious breakdown of discipline or collapse of morale. It did, however, inevitably ... More

Men in reserveBritish civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book focuses on working class civilian men who as a result of working in reserved occupations were exempt from enlistment in the armed forces. It utilises fifty six newly conducted oral history ... More

Understanding the Imaginary WarCulture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This volume takes the metaphorical character of the Cold War seriously and charts how the bomb was used as a symbol for nuclear war at the very heart of this conflict. The contributions consider the ... More

Working in a world of hurtTrauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Working in a World of Hurt uncovers and analyses the range of responses to psychological trauma by male and female medical personnel in wartime in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Until now, ... More

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