An Intimate History of the Front: Masculinity, Sexuality and Ordinary German Soldiers in the First World War

TitleAn Intimate History of the Front: Masculinity, Sexuality and Ordinary German Soldiers in the First World War
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsCrouthamel, Jason
Number of Pages248
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
CityNew York
Abstract

This eye-opening study gives a nuanced, provocative account of how German soldiers in the Great War experienced and enacted masculinity. Drawing on an array of relevant narratives and media, it explores the ways that both heterosexual and homosexual soldiers expressed emotion, understood romantic ideals, and approached intimacy and sexuality.

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URLhttp://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9781137376923
Short TitleIntimate History of the Front
Reprint EditionFull text available through Palgrave MacMillian.
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