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Author Liebau, Heike
Title World in World Wars : Experiences, Perceptions and Perspectives from Africa and Asia
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (624 pages)
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Series Studies in Global Social History Ser. ; v.5
Studies in Global Social History Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part One War Experiences and Perceptions -- Indian Soldiers' Experiences in France during World War I: Seeing Europe from the Rear of the Front -- Front Lines and Status Lines: Sepoy and 'Menial' in the Great War 1916-1920 -- Military Service, Nationalism and Race: The Experience of Malawians in the Second World War -- The Corrosiveness of Comparison: Reverberations of Indian Wartime Experiences in German Prison Camps (1915-1919) -- The Suppressed Discourse: Arab Victims of National Socialism -- Egypt's Overlooked Contribution to World War II -- Part Two Representations and Responses -- Kaiser kī jay (Long Live the Kaiser): Perceptions of World War I and the Socio-Religious Movement among the Oraons in Chota Nagpur 1914-1916 -- Correcting their Perspective: Out-of-area Deployment and the Swahili Military Press in World War II -- The First World War According to the Memories of 'Commoners' in the Bilād al-Shām -- Ambiguities of the Modern: The Great War in the Memoirs and Poetry of the Iraqis -- Ardour and Anxiety: Politics and Literature in the Indian Homefront -- Radio and Society in Tunisia during World War II -- Part Three Social and Political Transformations -- Peripheral Experiences: Everyday Life in Kurd Dagh (Northern Syria) during the Allied Occupation in the Second World War -- Military Collaboration, Conscription and Citizenship Rights in the Four Communes of Senegal and in French West Africa (1912-1946) -- Our Victory Was Our Defeat": Race, Gender and Liberalism in the Union Defence Force, 1939-1945 -- The Impact of the East Africa Campaign, 1914-1918 on South Africa and Beyond -- From the Great War to the Syrian Armed Resistance Movement (1919-1921): The Military and the Mujahidin in Action -- Still Behind Enemy Lines? Algerian and Tunisian Veterans after the World Wars
The Creativity of Destruction: Wartime Imaginings of Development and Social Policy, c. 1942-1946 -- Bibliography -- General Index -- Index of Names -- Index of Places
The volume contributes to the growing field of research on the global social history of the World Wars. Focusing on social and cultural aspects, it discusses the broader implications of the wars for African and Asian societies which resulted in significant social and political transformations
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Liebau, Heike World in World Wars : Experiences, Perceptions and Perspectives from Africa and Asia Leiden : BRILL,c2010 9789004185456
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Africa.;World War, 1914-1918 -- Asia.;World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Africa.;World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Asia.;World War, 1939-1945 -- Africa.;World War, 1939-1945 -- Asia.;World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Africa
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Alt Author Ahuja, Ravi
Bromber, Katrin
Hamzah, Dyala
Lange, Katharina
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