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Es accused of malingeringJoanna Bourke argues convincingly that military experiences led to a greater sharing of gender identities between men of different classes and ages Dismembering the Male concludes that ultimately attempts to reconstruct a new type of masculinity failed as the threat of another war and with it the sacrifice of a new generation of men intensifi.

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Dismembering the Male Men's Bodies Britain and the Great War

Some historians contend that femininity was disrupted constructed and reconstructed during World War I but what happened to masculinity Using the evidence of letters diaries and oral histories of members of the military and of civilians as well as contemporary photographs and government propoganda Dismembering the Male explores the impact of the First World War on th.

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E male bodyEach chapter explores a different facet of the war and masculinity in depth Joanna Bourke discovers that those who were dismembered and disabled by the war were not viewed as passive or weak like their civilian counterparts but were the focus of much government and public sentiment Those suffering from disease were viewed differently often finding themselv.


3 thoughts on “Dismembering the Male Men's Bodies Britain and the Great War

  1. says:

    Bourke's analysis is mired in a view of masculinity which constructs a binary masculinefeminine view of gender in warfare Even though she allows for some fluidity between these two poles this becomes immediately problematic because war has a way of dislodging those who experience it from comfortable peacetime constructions of gender

  2. says:

    This is extremely good and sits within two significant but often overlooked strands of history – histories of masculinities and cultural histories of military experiences Bourke complements on her work on 20th century working class cultures

  3. says:

    i can't read historyi'm always justwhere is the TheoryTM ?? where is the AnalysisTM ??