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Historical perspectives on honour, violence and emotion

Carolyn Strange

Carolyn Strange is Graduate Director and Senior Fellow in the School of History at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Cribb

Robert Cribb is Professor in the School of History, Culture and Language at the Australian National University, Canberra. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...From the vantage point of the early twenty-first century, connecting the words ‘honour’ and ‘violence’ conjures up two images: the assault and murder of girls and women thought to have cast family honour into question; and the duel...

Holocaust Representations in History: An Introduction

Daniel H. Magilow

Daniel H. Magilow is Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is the author of The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany (2012) and In Her Father’s Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust (2008) and the co-editor, along with Elizabeth Bridges and Kristin T. Vander Lugt, of Nazisploitation! The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Culture and Cinema (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. She is the author of Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars (2012), the co-editor, along with Arijit Sen, of Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City (2014) and the co-editor, along with Deborah Holmes, of Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holocaust Representations in History : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Holocaust is not simply a label for the twentieth century’s best-known genocide. It has become a household word, a “master moral paradigm,” in one scholar’s phrasing, unparalleled in its enormity and scope and, whether appropriately...

Honour, violence and emotion: An afterword

Carolyn Strange

Carolyn Strange is Graduate Director and Senior Fellow in the School of History at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In 1688 Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume described violence in the name of honour, particularly the duel, as an absurdity that civilization would conquer over time: ‘All advances towards reason and good sense are slow...

Conclusion: Observations on the Future Store, the Future Map and the Future

Kitty Millet

Kitty Millet is Professor of Holocaust Studies and Comparative Jewish Literatures at San Francisco State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Victims of Slavery, Colonization and the Holocaust : A Comparative History of Persecution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Jeremy Adler, ‘Good against Evil?’, in Social Theory after the Holocaust, ed. Robert Fine and Charles Turner (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2000). The formulas of persecution and victimization As each section demonstrated...

Seeing, Traveling, and Consuming

Rudy Koshar

Rudy Koshar DAAD Professor of German and European Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories of Leisure

Berg, 2002

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...Not long ago, the critical theory of social philosophers Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer achieved an almost canonical status in scholarly interpretations of leisure culture in the twentieth century. “Amusement under late capitalism...

Conclusion: The Future of The Law of War

Michael Bryant

Michael Bryant is Professor of History and Legal Studies, Bryant University, USA. He is the author of Confronting the “Good Death:” Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945–53 (2005) and Eyewitness to Genocide: Jewish Witnesses, West German Courts, and the “Operation Reinhard” Trials, 1956–1966 (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A World History of War Crimes : From Antiquity to The Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the literature on the Law of War, many scholars over the years have portrayed premodern warfare as lacking restraint. On this view, premodern warfare was a carnival of bloodlust, in which stronger armies ravaged the weaker and civilians...

‘Dear Mr Brownlow, Will You Please Tell Me… ’

Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen

Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen is Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Oklahoma, US. She teaches Women’s History from a European and international perspective. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Women, Unwed Mothers and the London Foundling Hospital

Continuum, 2012

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...The Foundling Hospital required more than a powerful recommendation to approve a petition. Despite the extensive acclaim of his writing, Dickens wielded only a limited amount of social and moral capital with this institution. Although his...

Reformation 1500–1600

Gerald Stone

Gerald Stone FBA is an Emeritus Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of The Smallest Slavonic Nation: The Sorbs of Lusatia and numerous other books and articles on aspects of the language and culture of the Wends, Sorbs and Kashubs, including an Upper Sorbian-English Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Slav Outposts in Central European History : The Wends, Sorbs and Kashubs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Wends survived in Köslin until at least 1516 and in the Duchy of Mecklenburg until 1521. Szymon Krofey’s 1586 Protestant hymnal, written in a hybrid Polish–Wendish (Kashub) language, gives a glimpse of Wendish church practice...

August 1914

Toby Thacker

Toby Thacker is Lecturer in Modern European History at Cardiff University, UK. He is the author of Joseph Goebbels: Life and Death (2009), Music after Hitler, 1945-1955 (2007) and The End of the Third Reich: Defeat, Denazification, and Nuremberg, 1944–1946 (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Culture and the First World War : Experience, Representation and Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...When news reached Britain at the end of June 1914 that the heir to the Austrian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife had been assassinated in Sarajevo, there was widespread horror at what was perceived as a terrorist outrage....

Confronting the Holocaust, 1945–9

Caroline Sharples

Caroline Sharples is Research Fellow in the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of West Germans and the Nazi Legacy (2012) and co-editor, along with Olaf Jensen, of Britain and the Holocaust: Remembering and Representing War and Genocide (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Postwar Germany and the Holocaust

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The period of Allied occupation between 1945 and 1949 saw the German population working through their first – forced – confrontation with Nazi atrocities. Exposure to graphic images circulated by Allied photographers, together with newsreel...