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By Ute Frevert

ISBN-10: 1423746562

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ISBN-10: 1859738818

ISBN-13: 9781859738818

A kingdom in Barracks indicates how military-civil relatives have advanced in Germany over the last 2 hundred years. This publication investigates how conscription has contributed to instilling a robust feel of army dedication one of the German public. the writer appears to be like at its dating to kingdom citizenship, state construction, gender formation and the concept that of violence. She starts off with the early 19th century, while conscription was once first utilized in Prussia and at the start met with harsh feedback from all elements of society, and keeps during the Germanies of the post-1949 interval. The publication covers the Prussian version used in the course of global warfare I, the Weimar Republic while no conscription was once enforced, and the mass army mobilization of the 3rd Reich. all through this designated exam, Ute Frevert examines how civil society bargains with institutionalized violence and the way this impacts types of citizenship and gender family.

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Hermann’s words ‘if enemies threaten / Now or in future, then arm me yourself and hand me my weapons’ are not only a pledge and admonishing of Dorothea, but equally distance him from his father who, in Goethe’s poem, represents the peace-loving city burgher, concerned with ‘order and cleanliness’. 83 Goethe’s ‘bürgerliche Idylle’, first published in 1797, enjoyed a wide audience. It was as much an anthropological as an historical work, intending to identify ‘the purely human aspect of life in a small German town’, while ‘reflecting in that small mirror the major movements and alterations on the world’s stage’.

1816; Reder, Frauenbewegung, pp. 330 ff. 95. StA Münster, OP Nr. 610; Reder, Frauenbewegung, pp. 336–7. 96. Das Volk braucht Licht, pp. 481, 483–4, 486. 97. StA Münster, OP Nr. 1816. – 44 – War, Nation, Gender Images 98. StA Münster, OP Nr. 610: Bericht über den Dortmunder Frauenverein, no date. 99. StA Münster, OP Nr. 1815. 100. StA Münster, OP Nr. 1816. 101. StA Münster, OP Nr. 609: v. 1815. 102. StA Münster, OP Nr. 1815. 103. StA Münster, OP Nr. 609: Friedricke v. 1815. 104. Reder, ‘Aus reiner Liebe’, p.

121. 8. ‘Besonderheiten’; Schwieger, ‘Militär’, see also pp. 191–2. 9. Frevert, Men of Honour, pp. 40–1. 10. Bräker, ‘Lebensgeschichte’, pp. 176–7. 11. Harnisch, ‘Kantonsystem’; Kloosterhuis, ‘Aufruhr’; and introduction to Bauern. 12. Frank, Gesellschaft, p. 14; Abbt, ‘Vom Tode’, p. 86; Harnisch, ‘Kantonsystem’, p. 163; Taylor, Liberty. 13. Pröve, Heer; Harnisch, ‘Kantonsystem’, p. 164; Kloosterhuis, ‘Aufruhr’, pp. 183–4. 14. Friedrich Schiller, Wallensteins Lager, in: Schillers Werke, vol. 4, Berlin, 1967, pp.

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