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Introduction

Liz Conor

Liz Conor is Research Fellow in the Dept of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and author of The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s and co-editor of Double Take: Colonial Visualities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The modern era has again and again been defined not only by innovative ideas, technologies, and modes of production but by the velocity of their circulation and exchange. The ethos of modernity has been characterized as voluble, skittish...

Introduction: The Holocaust and the genocides in Europe

Benjamin Lieberman

Benjamin Lieberman is Professor at Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, USA. His research interests include ethnic cleansing and genocide. He is the author of Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe (2006) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Holocaust and Genocides in Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Today Auschwitz Birkenau is a museum and memorial at the town of Os´wie˛cim in southern Poland. During the Second World War close to 1 million European Jews were murdered at Auschwitz, along with tens of thousands of other victims...

Introduction: Gendering Genocide Studies

Amy E. Randall

Amy E. Randall is Associate Professor of History at Santa Clara University, USA. She is the author of The Soviet Dream World of Retail Trade and Consumption in the 1930s (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...When it comes to understanding genocide, gender matters. This has not always been evident, and even today there are critics and skeptics. Indeed, when feminist scholars in Holocaust studies first began examining women’s experiences...

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

Book Chapter

...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...

Introduction

Florin Abraham

Florin Abraham is Senior Researcher at the National Institute for the Study of Totalitarianism at The Romanian Academy and Lecturer at The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Romania Since The Second World War : A Political, Social and Economic History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...We live in a world in which the impression of space compression, as a result of global communication, creates the false appearance of dilating time, of a break with the past. But this is the link of superposed plates of our memory...

The Exhibitionary Construction of the “Islamic Interior”

Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...A “flying carpet” straight out of the Arabian Nights will soon float over the Louvre’s collection of Islamic art, one of the most spectacular in the world . . .“Islamic art” became the subject of public displays only in the late nineteenth...

States of War: ‘Being Civilian’ in 1940s Spain

Interrogating Francoism : History and Dictatorship in Twentieth-Century Spain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Franco's military victory on 1 April 1939 did not mean the end of the war in Spain. Civilians from the defeated side continued to be subjected to a high intensity regime of terror until at least 1948, when the state of war in Spain...

Lessons and Legacies: ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’

Fiona Reid

Fiona Reid is Associate Head of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of South Wales, UK, where she teaches modern European History. She is the author of Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-1930 and a co-author (with Sharif Gemie and Laure Humbert) of Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War, 1936-1948 (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medicine in First World War Europe : Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...The Great War finally ended on 11 November 1918. The German authorities had agreed to an armistice, and although official peace treaties were not signed until June 1919, the conflict was effectively over. As the war ended it was time...

‘We Did Not Fight’: Medical Pacifism and War

Fiona Reid

Fiona Reid is Associate Head of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of South Wales, UK, where she teaches modern European History. She is the author of Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-1930 and a co-author (with Sharif Gemie and Laure Humbert) of Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War, 1936-1948 (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medicine in First World War Europe : Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...‘Why don’t you refuse?’ my friendwould say to the dairyman. ‘Why shouldyou fight because another man tells you to?’It isn’t so simple as that, is it, dairyman?Bagnold, Diary without Dates, 103.Bagnold, Diary without Dates, 103. Just war...

Under The Sign of Three Dictatorships (1938–44)

Florin Abraham

Florin Abraham is Senior Researcher at the National Institute for the Study of Totalitarianism at The Romanian Academy and Lecturer at The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Romania Since The Second World War : A Political, Social and Economic History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Abraham succinctly presents the drama of Greater Romania’s unravelling, whose main actors were Nazi Germany and Soviet Union, which King Carol II could not prevent. The Stalin-Hitler Pact was at the origin not only of incorporating...