Civilians At War: From The Fifteenth Century To The Present by Gunner LindCivilians At War: From The Fifteenth Century To The Present by Gunner Lind

Civilians At War: From The Fifteenth Century To The Present

EditorGunner Lind

Hardcover | October 15, 2014

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We often think of war as creating two different kinds of people: soldiers and civilians. But hasn't history taught us that this distinction is painfully nebulous? The contributors to this volume, writing from different disciplinary vantages, address a number of important issues connected to the ways in which the social distinctions and divisions surrounding war-especially those that determine participation-play out across different historical and geographical settings. Contextualizing the dichotomy of civilian and combatant against these larger complexities, this book offers a new understanding of the problematic middle ground that civilians occupy during wartime.  
Gunner Lind is professor of early modern history at the University of Copenhagen. He is the author of many books in Danish and a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. 
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Title:Civilians At War: From The Fifteenth Century To The PresentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 0.8 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Museum Tusculanum PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8763540630

ISBN - 13:9788763540636

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Table of Contents

Preface

War and Social Theory: A Critique of the Fusion Theory in Social Theory - Lars Bo Kaspersen

Genesis of the Civilian in the Western World, 1500–2000 - Gunner Lind

Military and Civilian in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Denmark - Jeppe Büchert Netterstrøm

War Observed at a Distance: Media Coverage and Attitudes to War in Denmark, 1939–1940 - Palle Roslyng-Jensen

Wartime Violence against Civilians: Philosophical Reflections on War Rape - Robin May Schott

Demobilizing Civilians - Steffen Jensen and Finn Stepputat

Notes on Contributors

Index