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Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America


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August 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Deserves an audience not only among scholars of military history and international relations but also among those interested in questions of race, social welfare, labor, and the relationship between the individual citizen and the state in the twentieth century." -- "Journal of American History"

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 A Force to Call Our Own: Establishing the National Army Chapter 2 Americans as Warriors Chapter 3 The Meaning of Obedience Chapter 4 The Politics of Race: Racial Violence and Harmony in the Wartime Army Chapter 5 Forging Their Own Alliances: American Soldier's Relations with the French and Germans Chapter 6 The Legacy of the War for the Army Chapter 7 War Memories: Re-Examining the Social Contract Chapter 8 'The Yanks Are Starving Everywhere': The Bonus MarchEpilogue - The War's Final Legacy for the Country: The GI Bill Bibliographic Essay

Portrait

Jennifer D. Keene is an associate professor of history at the University of Redlands in Redlands, California.

Pressestimmen

Jennifer D. Keene [has] illuminated these once unknown soldiers through scholarship of startling originality and insight. -- Steven Trout American Studies Keene's work deserves an audience not only among scholars of military history and international relations but also among those interested in questions of race, social welfare, labor, and the relationship between the individual citizen and the state in the twentieth century. -- G. Kurt Piehler Journal of American History Clearly written and magnificently researched... In the book's best passages Keene's Doughboys force the federal government to re-examine the relationship between itself and its citizen soldiers. -- Kerry E. Irish Journal of Military History This book is a valuable contribution to the history of World War I. -- Edward M. Coffman Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Superb history of American soldiers during and after World War I... Full of rich, new material and original and fresh insights, all presented in a lively and engaging style. -- Nancy K. Bristow American Historical Review 2004 Her work should help return the First World War to a place of primary importance in American history. -- Michael Neiberg Journal of Social History 2004 Keene's chapters on the military experiences of ordinary soldiers and the ways in which they perceived and articulated their careers as citizen soldiers are rich and engaging. -- Robert H. Zieger Historian 2004 Keene brings strong academic credentials to the work... this is an impressive addition to the scholarly base of American military hisotry albeit of decidedly different focus. Highly Recommended. -- Rene Tyree Wigs Wags 2008
EAN: 9780801874468
ISBN: 0801874467
Untertitel: 'War/Society/Culture'. Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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