Memory, Storytelling and Minorities: A Case Study of Jews in Britain and the First World War

@inproceedings{Kushner2017MemorySA,
  title={Memory, Storytelling and Minorities: A Case Study of Jews in Britain and the First World War},
  author={T. Kushner},
  year={2017}
}
As a generalisation, war studies have largely ignored minorities, while racial and ethnic studies has ignored the specific impact of war. This chapter suggests ways in which dialogue might be developed between the different approaches. From the nineteenth through much of the twentieth century, “martial race” theory dominated not only the selection of those deemed fit for military service, but also the way stories of warfare were subsequently constructed. It led to patterns of exclusion and… Expand
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