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Civilians in a World at War, 1914-1918

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ISBN-10: 081476715X

ISBN-13: 9780814767153

Edition: 2010

Authors: Tammy M. Proctor

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World War I heralded a new global era of warfare, consolidating and expanding changes that had been building throughout the previous century, while also instituting new notions of war. The 1914-18 conflict witnessed the first aerial bombing of civilian populations, the first widespread concentration camps for the internment of enemy alien civilians, and an unprecedented use of civilian labor and resources for the war effort. Humanitarian relief programs for civilians became a common feature of modern society, while food became as significant as weaponry in the fight to win.Tammy M. Proctor argues that it was World War Ithe first modern, global warthat witnessed the invention of both the…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 8/30/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 377
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.21" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Tammy M. Proctor is professor of history at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. She is the author of On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain , Scouting for Girls: A Century of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts , and Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War (NYU Press).

Citizens in Uniform
Civilians and the Labor of War
Constructing Home Fronts
Caught between the Lines
Caring for the Wounded
Creating War Experts
Civilians behind the Wire
Civil War and Revolution
Conclusion: Consequences of World War I
About the Author