Volume 5 Issue 3 - Masculinity and War

Cover date: 

Jan 2013

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.

Articles are:

  • 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.
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