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By Ute Frevert

A kingdom in Barracks indicates how military-civil kinfolk have developed in Germany over the past 200 years. This e-book investigates how conscription has contributed to instilling a powerful feel of army dedication one of the German public. the writer appears to be like at its dating to country citizenship, kingdom development, gender formation and the idea that of violence. She starts with the early 19th century, whilst conscription was once first utilized in Prussia and at first met with harsh feedback from all facets of society, and maintains during the Germanies of the post-1949 interval. The booklet covers the Prussian version used in the course of global conflict I, the Weimar Republic whilst no conscription was once enforced, and the mass army mobilization of the 3rd Reich. all through this particular exam, Ute Frevert examines how civil society bargains with institutionalized violence and the way this impacts types of citizenship and gender kinfolk.

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1809, in: Granier, Berichte, p. 358. 42. Reorganisation, vol. 2, Section 4, p. 108. 43. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 321, 323. 44. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 549–552. 45. Reorganisation, vol. 1, pp. 559, 580–81. 46. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 82 ff. 47. Vaupel, Reorganisation, p. 201; Freiherr vom Stein, Briefe, ed. by Botzenhart/ Ipsen, p. 200. 48. GStA Berlin-Dahlem, Rep. 92 Nachlaß Vaupel, Nr. 1809. 49. Historische Zeitschrift, vol. 61, 1889, pp. 99–100. 50. Craig, Politics, pp. 38–59. – 42 – War, Nation, Gender Images 51.

75. Schneider, Lieder, pp. 319–23. 76. Soeding, Harkorts, vol. 2, p. 515; Berger, Harkort, p. 119; Hagemann, ‘Mannlicher Muth’, pp. 475 ff. – 43 – War, Nation, Gender Images 77. Jahn, Volkstum, pp. 188–9. 78. Just one example of many: At balls held in the Tübingen officers’ mess during the early nineteenth century, officers were highly sought after as dancing partners and, as Robert von Mohl remembered later, their ‘army uniforms’ got the better of the students’ ‘black tail-coats’ (Lebens-Erinnerungen, vol.

Schodrok, JugendErziehung, Chapter V and Appendix. 71. Geschichte der geheimen Verbindungen der neuesten Zeit, H. 1, Leipzig 1831, p. 200; Jahn, Volkstum (1810), pp. 188 ff. 72. Arndt, Grundlinien, pp. 21–2, 24–5, 28, 30–1, 40. 73. Gerhard/Norvin, Briefe, vol. 1, p. 498; vol. 2, pp. , 384–5. 74. Soeding, Harkorts, vol. 2, pp. 519, 529–532; Berger, Harkort, p. 115. 75. Schneider, Lieder, pp. 319–23. 76. Soeding, Harkorts, vol. 2, p. 515; Berger, Harkort, p. 119; Hagemann, ‘Mannlicher Muth’, pp.

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