Volume 5 Issue 3 - Masculinity and War
Issue 5.3 of the Journal of War and Culture Studies is themed around masculinity and war, and introduced by the joint editors, Nicola Cooper and Steve McVeigh.
- Christopher Johnston, William Dean Howells’ short story ‘Editha’, the Spanish-American War, and American Masculinity in the Late Nineteenth Century.
- Claudia Siebrecht, “The Image of the Soldier: Portrayals and Concepts of Martial Masculinity from the Wars of Liberation to the First World War in Germany”.
- Suzannah Biernoff and Jane Tynan, "The First World War photographs of Horace Nicholls".
- Nicola Cooper, “Military Masculinities and Imperial Masculinities: the Inter-War years in France and Recruitment to ‘La Coloniale’.”
- Catherine Merridale, “Did Gender Matter in the Soviet Army?”
- Steven G. Jug, “Red Army Romance: preserving masculine hegemony in mixed gender combat units, 1943-1944”.
- John Ayres, “Reach for the Frontier: ‘The Pleasure Culture of War’, Kenneth More and 1950s Rank Organisation film posters”.
- Rachel Woodward and Neil Jenkings scrutinize military memoirs, their covers, and the reproduction of public narratives of war.
- Steven Gardiner “The Warrior Ethos: Discourse and Gender in the United States Army since 9/11”.
- The issue is rounded off by Caroline Perret’s Review of two contemporary Canadian documentaries, “Children of Soldiers – Growing up under the Flag” and “War is not a Game”.
- There is also a Noticeboard with recent publications, forthcoming events, calls for papers, etc.