Brutality and Desire: War and Sexuality in Europe's Twentieth Century

Author(s): D. Herzog

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Tracing sexual violence in Europe's twentieth century from the Armenian genocide to Auschwitz and Algeria to Bosnia, this pathbreaking volume expands military history to include the realm of sexuality. Examining both stories of consensual romance and of intimate brutality, it also contributes significant new insights to the history of sexuality.

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MATTHIAS BJORNLUND Historian and Independent Scholar specializing in the Armenian Genocide RAPHAAiLLE BRANCHE Lecturer, the University of Paris 1-La Sorbonne, France RICHARD S. FOGARTY Assistant Professor of History, the State University of New York at Albany, USA LULU ANNE HANSEN PhD Candidate in Contemporary History, the University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg TERESA IACOBELLI PhD Candidate in the Department of History, the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada MARIE-ANNE MATARD-BONUCCI Professor of Contemporary History, the Universite de Grenoble II, France REGINA MAuHLHA USER Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Germany NA'AMA SHIK The International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Israel ROBERT SOMMER Phd Candidate in Cultural Studies, the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany EMMA VICKERS PhD Candidate, the University of Lancaster, UK

MATTHIAS BJORNLUND Historian and Independent Scholar specializing in the Armenian Genocide RAPHAELLE BRANCHE Lecturer, the University of Paris 1-La Sorbonne, France RICHARD S. FOGARTY Assistant Professor of History, the State University of New York at Albany, USA LULU ANNE HANSEN PhD Candidate in Contemporary History, the University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg TERESA IACOBELLI PhD Candidate in the Department of History, the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada MARIE-ANNE MATARD-BONUCCI Professor of Contemporary History, the Universite de Grenoble II, France REGINA MUEHLHAEUSER Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Germany NA'AMA SHIK The International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Israel ROBERT SOMMER Phd Candidate in Cultural Studies, the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany EMMA VICKERS PhD Candidate, the University of Lancaster, UK

Introduction: War and Sexuality in Europe's Twentieth Century; D.Herzog 'A Fate Worse Than Dying': Sexual Violence during the Armenian Genocide; M.Bjornlund Race and Sex, Fear and Loathing in France during the Great War; R.S.Fogarty Italian Fascism's Ethiopian Conquest and the Dream of a Prescribed Sexuality; M-A.Matard-Bonucci 'The Good Fellow': Negotiation, Remembrance, and Recollection - Homosexuality in the British Armed Forces, 1939-1945; E.Vickers 'Youth Off the Rails': Teenage Girls and German Soldiers - A Case Study in Occupied Denmark, 1940-1945; L.A.Hansen Camp Brothels: Forced Sex Labour in Nazi Concentration Camps; R.Sommer Between 'Racial Awareness' and Fantasies of Potency: Nazi Sexual Politics in the Occupied Territories of the Soviet Union, 1942-1945; R.Muhlhauser Sexual Abuse of Jewish Women in Auschwitz-Birkenau; N.Shik Sexual Violence in the Algerian War; R.Branche The 'Sum of Such Actions': Investigating Mass Rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina Through a Case Study of Foca; T.Iacobelli

General Fields

  • : 9780230285637
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : December 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : D. Herzog
  • : Paperback
  • : 290