By Emma Newlands
This ebook follows the chronological reports of military team of workers, from their recruitment and coaching to their confrontations with wounding and demise, tracing the importance of the physique all through. It analyses the level to which the British military organised compliance and depended on consent to accomplish its goals, the ways that resistance used to be manifested and skilled, and what might be drawn from those situations in terms of higher observations approximately wartime society normally. through analyzing infantrymen' embodied stories it additionally illuminates broader problems with gender, classification, nationwide id and emotional lifestyles. As such, this examine makes a big contribution to army heritage, clinical historical past and the social and cultural background of england within the moment global War.
Civilians into infantrymen will entice teachers and scholars attracted to British social and cultural historical past, army drugs and struggle studies.
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