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HIST5231M
Module Reading List

Medicine and Warfare in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Jessica Meyer
j.k.meyer@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List:

In addition to the suggested readings listed below, the Bamji Collection held by Special Collections contains nearly 1000 printed books and pamphlets relating to the medical history of the war, including both primary sources and secondary literature. You are encouraged to explore the collection as part of your reading around the subject, with some of secondary literature held in Bamji listed below, and to use it to identify sources for analysis. In using these works, please bear in mind that Special Collections is non-circulating and you will not be able to photocopy items.

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Week 1: Introduction

Core texts:

Cooter, R., ‘Medicine and the Goodness of War’, CBMH/BCJM 7 (1990), pp.147-159  Available online 

Harrison, M., ‘The Medicalization of War – The Militarization of Medicine’, Social history of medicine. 9 (1996), pp.267-276

Additional Reading:

Blackmore, K., The dark pocket of time : war, medicine, and the Australian state, 1914-1935, 1914-1935 (2008)

Bosenquet, N., ‘Health Systems in Khaki: The British and American Medical Experience’ in H. Cecil and P. Liddle, (eds.), Facing Armageddon : the First World War experienced. (1997)

Bourke, J. 'Gender Roles in Killing Zones', in Jay Winter (ed.), The Cambridge History of the First World War. Volume 3: Civil Society (2014), pp.153-178.

Bourke, J., ‘Wartime’ in Roger Cooter and John Pickstone (eds.), Medicine in the twentieth century (2000) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Brown, K., Fighting fit : health, medicine and war in the twentieth century (2008)

Butler, A.G., Official History of the Australian Army Medical Services, 1914-1918, 3 Volumes (1938-1943)

Cirillo V.J., Bullets and bacilli : the Spanish-American War and military medicine (2004)   

Cooter, R., ‘War and Modern Medicine’ in W.F. Bynum and R. Porter (eds.), Companion encyclopedia of the history of medicine (1994)

Cooter, R., M. Harrison and S. Sturdy (eds.), Medicine and modern warfare. (1999)

Delaporte, S., 'Military Medicine', in John Horne (ed. and trans.), A Companion to WWI (2010)

Dolev, E., Allenby's military medicine : life and death in World War I Palestine (2007)

Ekins, A. and E. Stewart (eds.), War Wounds: Medicine and the Trauma of Conflict (2011), Introduction.
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Fraser, I., ‘The Mitchiner Memorial Lecture: The Doctor’s Debt to the Soldier’, British medical journal. (1971)

Harrison, M.,  A medical war : British military medicine in the First World War: British Military Medicine in the First World War (Oxford, 2010)
  

________. Medicine and victory : British military medicine in the Second World War: British Military Medicine in the Second World War (Oxford, 2008)

Kelly, C., War and the militarization of British Army medicine, 1793-1830 (London, 2011)

London, P.S., ‘An Example to Us All: The Military Approach to the Care of the Injured’, Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. 134 (1988), pp. 81-90

Meyer, J., An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War (2019)

Moncrieff, A. Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War (2020)

Reid, F., Medicine in First World War Europe: Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists (2017) 

Shepherd, J., The Crimean doctors : a history of the British Medical Services in the Crimean War (1991), pp.591-624 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Van Bergen, L., Before my helpless sight : suffering, dying and military medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (2009) 

Whitehead, I.R., Doctors in the Great War (1999) 

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Week 2: Introduction to primary sources and artefacts

There is no specific recommended reading for this week. Please prepare by spending some time exploring the catalogue of the Bamji Collection at https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/159638/bamji_collection.

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Week 3: Voluntary Organisations and Humanitarianism

Core Reading:

Gill, R., ‘The Rational Administration of Compassion: The Origins of British Relief in War’, Le mouvement social., 227 (2009), pp.9-26

Meyer, J. 'Neutral Caregivers or Military Support? The British Red Cross, the Friends' Ambulance Unit, and the Problems of Voluntary Medical Aid in Wartime', War & Society, 34.2 (2015): 105-120

Rozario, K., ‘”Delicious Horrors”: Mass Culture, the Red Cross and the Appeal of Modern American Humanitarianism’, American Quarterly., 55 (2003), pp.417-55

Further Readin

Barnett, M., Empire of humanity : a history of humanitarianism (2013)

Cresswell, R. and S. Ramsden, 'First Aid and Voluntarism in England, 1945-1985', Twentieth Century British History, 3.4 (2019), pp.504-530.

Forsythe, D., The humanitarians : the International Committee of the Red Cross (2005)

Frampton, Sally, 'Amateur Surgeon or Dutiful Citizen? The First Aid Movement in the 19th Century', Remedia (2015), https://remedianetwork.net/2015/11/02/amateur-surgeon-or-dutiful-citizen-the-first-aid-movement-in-the-nineteenth-century/

Gattrell, P., R. Gill, B. Little and E. Piller, ‘Discussion: Humanitarianism’, 1914-1918 Online: International Encyclopedia of the First World War (2017): https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/discussion_humanitarianism?version=1.0.

Hutchinson, J., Champions of charity : war and the rise of the Red Cross (1997)

Jones, H., ‘International or Transnational? Humanitarian Action during the First World War’, European review of history - Revue européenne d'histoire., 15 (2009), pp.697-713

Makita, Y., ‘The Alchemy of Humanitarianism: The First World War, the Japanese Red Cross and the Creation of an International Public Health Order’, First World War studies. 5 (2014), pp.117-130

Oppenheimer, M. and M. Kleinig, ‘”There is no trace of him”: The Australian Red Cross, its Wounded and Missing Bureaux and the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign’, First World War studies. 6 (2015), pp.277-292.

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Week 4: Evacuation, Transport and Logistics

Core Reading:

Doan, L., ‘Primum Mobile: Women and Auto/mobility in the Era of the Great War’, Women : a cultural review., 17 (2006), pp.26-41

Harrison, M., “Medicine and the management of modern warfare” History of science. 34 (1996), pp.379-410

Further Reading:

Audoin-Rouzeau, S., A. Becker and L.V. Smith, France and the Great War: 1914-1918 (2003), Chapter 3.   

Bricknell, M., ‘The Evolution of Casualty of Evacuation in the British Army 20th Century’, parts 1-4, Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps., 148-149 (2002-2003): pp.200-7, 314-322, 85-95, 166-174

Brown, I.M., British logistics on the Western Front, 1914-1919 (1998)

Carden-Coyne, A., The politics of wounds : military patients and medical power in the First World War (2014), Chapter 1.

Meyer, J. An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps (2019), chapter 3.

Moncrieff, A. Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War (2020), chapters 2 and 3.

Pratt, Edwin A., British Railways and the Great War: Organisation, Efforts, Difficulties and Achievements (1921)

Spiers, E. Engines for empire : the Victorian military and its use of railways (2015), Chapter 7 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 van Creval, M. ‘World War I and the Revolution in Logistics’ in Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilisation on the Western Front, 1914-1918, ed. by R. Chickering, R. and S. Föster (2000)

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Week 5: Disease, Hygiene and Illness Prevention

Core Reading:

Granshaw, L., ‘”Upon this Principle I have based a Practice”: The Development and Reception of Antisepsis in Britain, 1867-90’ in J. V. Pickstone (ed.), Medical innovations in historical perspective (1992) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Hall, L., ‘”War always brings it on”: War, STDs, the Military, and the Civilian Population in Britain, 1850-1950’ in R. Cooter, M. Harrison and S. Sturdy (eds.), Medicine and modern warfare. (1999)

Further Reading:

Arnold, D., Colonizing the body : state medicine and epidemic disease in nineteenth-century India (1993)

Beardsley, E.H., ‘Allied Against Sin: American and British Responses to Venereal Disease in World War 1’, Medical history. 20 (1976), pp.189-202

Blair, J., et. al ‘The British Army's contribution to tropical medicine’, Clinical Medicine 18.5 (2018): 380-383.

Bongiorno, F., The Sex Lives of Australians: A History (2012), Chapters 5 and 7

Bourke, J. Dismembering the male : men's bodies, Britain and the Great War (2008), Chapter 4.  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 15/01/2021) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Campbell, J.D., ‘”"The Army isn't all work" : physical culture in the evolution of the British Army, 1860-1920 (2012)

Curtin, P.D., Death by Migration: Europe's encounter with the tropical world in the nineteenth century (1989)

_______. Disease and empire : the health of European troops in the conquest of Africa (1998) Chapter 6 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Featherstone, L. Let’s Talk about Sex: Histories of Sexuality in Australia from Federation to the Pill (2011), Chapters 4 and 8

Gibson, K.C., ‘Sex and Soldiering in France and Flanders: The British Expeditionary Force along the Western Front, 1914-1919,’ The International History Review 23 (2001), pp. 535-579

Harrison, M., ‘The British Army and the Problem of Venereal Disease in France and Egypt During the First World War’, Medical history. 39 (1995): pp.133-58

________. The medical war : British military medicine in the First World War: British Military Medicine in the First World War (2010), Chapter 6.   

________. Public health in British India : Anglo-Indian preventive medicine 1859-1914 (1994) Chapter 2 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Hardy, A., ‘”Straight Back to Barbarism”: Antityphoid Inoculation and the Great War, 1914’, Bulletin of the history of medicine., 74 (2000), pp.265-90.

Levine, P. ‘Battle Colors: Race, Sex and Colonial Soldiery in World War I,’ Journal of Women’s History 9 (1998), pp. 104-130.

Long, L. A.. Rehabilitating bodies : health, history, and the American Civil War (2004), Chapter 3.  

Smallman-Raynor, M.R. and A.D. Cliff, War epidemics : an historical geography of infectious diseases in military conflict and civil strife, 1850-2000 (2004), Chapter 1
  

Low-Beer, D., et. al., ‘Disease and Death in the South African War’, Social history of medicine., 17 (2004), pp.223-45

Rhoades, M.K., ‘Renegotiating French Masculinity: Medicine and Venereal Disease during the Great War,’ French Historical Studies 29 (2006) pp. 293-327

Snowden, F.M. Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present (2019), Chapters 8 and 9
 

Winter, J.M., The Great War and the British People (1986)

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Week 6: Battlefield Surgery and Medical Specialisation

Core Reading:

Grant, S.-M., ‘”Mortal in this season”: Union Surgeons and the Narrative of Medical Modernisation in the American Civil War’, Social history of medicine. 27 (2014), pp.689-707    

Howell, J.D., ‘”Soldier’s heart”: the redefinition of heart disease and speciality formation in early twentieth-century Great Britain’, Medical history. 29 (1985), pp.34-52

Selcer, P., ‘Standardising Wounds: Alexis Carrel and the Scientific Management of Life in the First World War’, British journal for the history of science. 41 (2007), pp.73-107

Further Reading:

Bamji, A., ‘Facial Surgery: The Patient’s Experience’ in H. Cecil and P. Liddle, (eds.), Facing Armageddon : the First World War experienced. (1997)   

Benison, S., A.C. Barger, and E.L. Wolfe, ‘Walter B. Cannon and the Mystery of Shock: A Study of Anglo-American Co-operation in World War I’, Medical history. 35 (1991), pp.217-49

Benton, E., ‘British Surgery in the South African War: The Work of Major Frederick Porter’, Medical history. 21 (1977), pp.275-90

Cooter, R., Surgery and society in peace and war : orthopaedics and the organization of medern medicine, 1880-1948 (1993), pp.105-136.
  

Grant S-M., ‘Disembodied Identities: Civil War Soldiers, Surgeons, and the Medical Memories of Combat’ in D. Seed, et.al (eds.), Life and limb : perspectives on the American Civil War (2015)

Hamilton, D., ‘The Nineteenth Century Surgical Revolution – Antisepsis or Better Nutrition?’, Bulletin of the history of medicine., 56 (1982), pp.30-40

Hardaway, R.M., ‘Wound Shock: A History of Its Study and Treatment by Military Surgeons’, Military Medicine, 169 (2004), pp.265-9.   

Manring, M., et. al., ‘Treatment of War Wounds: A Historical Review’, Clinical orthopaedics and related research., 467 (2009), pp.168-91

Palfreeman, L., Spain bleeds : the development of battlefield blood transfusion during the Civil War (2015) 

Pelis, K., ‘Taking Credit: The Canadian Army Medical Corps and the British Conversion to Blood Transfusion in WWI’, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences., 56 (2001), pp.238-77

Pruitt, B.A., ‘Combat Casualty Care and Surgical Progress’, Annals of surgery., 243 (2006), pp.715-29

Schneidre, W.H., ‘Blood Transfusion in Peace and war, 1900-1918’, Social history of medicine., 10 (1997), pp.106-26

Scotland, T, and S. Heys (eds.), War Surgery 1914-18 (2012) 
  

Sturdy, S., ‘From the Trenches to the Hospitals at Home: Physiologists, Clinicians and Oxygen Therapy, 1914-30’ in J.V. Pickstone (ed.), Medical innovations in historical perspective (1992)
 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 15/01/2021) 

________. ‘War as Experiment: Physiology, Innovation and Administration in Britain, 1914-1918: The Case of Chemical Warfare’ in R. Cooter, M. Harrison and S. Sturdy (eds.), War, medicine and modernity (1999) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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Week 7: Psychological Wounds

Core Reading:

Croft, H., ‘Emotional Women and Frail Men: Gender Diagnostics from Shellshock to PTSD, 1914-2010’ in A. Carden-Coyne (ed.), Gender and conflict since 1914 : historical and interdisciplinary perspectives (2012) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Jones, E., et. al., 'Flashbacks and post-traumatic stress disorder: the genesis of a 20th-century diagnosis', British Journal of Psychiatry., 182 (2003), pp.158-163

Smith, R.T. and G. True, ‘Warring Identities: Identity Conflict and the Mental Distress of American Veterans of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’, Society and mental health. 4 (2014), pp.147-61.

Further Reading:

Acton, C. and J. Potter, Working in a world of hurt : trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones (2014) 

Ahrenfeldt, R. J. Q., Psychiatry in the British Army in the Second World War (1958)

Barham, P., Forgotten lunatics of the Great War (2004), Part 1
 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 15/01/2021)  

Barham, Peter, (2004) Chapter 3. The Napsbury Cast. FROM: Barham, Peter, Forgotten lunatics of the Great War. pp.55-75, 386-388. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. [24] | 9780300103793 |Available as Online Course Reading in Minerva

Barham, Peter, (2004) Chapter 4. Greetings from Napsbury. FROM: Barham, Peter, Forgotten lunatics of the Great War. pp.76-93, 388-391. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. [22] | 9780300103793 |Available as Online Course Reading in Minerva

Bogacz, T., ‘War Neuroses and Social Cultural Change in England, 1914-22: the Work of the War Office Committee of Enquiry into Shell Shock’ Journal of contemporary history., 24 (1989), pp.227-256

Eckart, W.U., ‘”The Most Extensive Experiment that Imagination can Conceive”: War, Emotional Stress, and German Medicine, 1914-1918’ in R. Chickering and S. Föster, Great War, total war : combat and mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (2000)

Humphries, M. ‘War’s Long Shadow: Masculinity, Medicine, and the Gendered Politics of Trauma, 1914-1939’, The Canadian historical review. 91 (2010), pp.503-531

________. A Weary Road: Shell Shock in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 (2018) 

Jones, E. and S. Wessely, Shell shock to ptsd : military psychiatry from 1900 to the gulf war (2005)

Linden, S.C., A.J. Lees and E. Jones, ‘Shell Shock at Queen Square: Lewis Yealland 100 years on’, Brain. (2013)

Leese, P. Shell shock : traumatic neurosis and the British soldiers of the First World War (2002)

Lerner, P. Hysterical men : war, psychiatry, and the politics of trauma in Germany, 1890-1930 (2003), Chapter 5 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Loughran, T, ‘A crisis of masculinity? Re-writing the history of shell-shock and gender in First World War Britain’, History compass. 11 (2013), pp. 727-738. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hic3.12082/full

________. ‘Shell-shock, trauma and the First World War: The making of a diagnosis and its histories’ Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. 67 (2012), pp. 94-119. Available at: http://jhmas.oxfordjournals.org/content/67/1/94.full

Micale, M.S. and P. Lerner (eds.), Traumatic pasts : history, psychiatry, and trauma in the modern age, 1870-1930 (2001)

Reid, F. Broken men : shell shock, treatment and recovery in Britain, 1914-1930 (2010)

Roberts-Pedersen, E., ‘The Hard School: Physical Treatments for War Neurosis in Britain during the Second World War’, Social history of medicine., 29 (2016), pp.611-632

Shephard, B., A war of nerves : soldiers and psychiatrists, 1914-1994 (2002)

Smith, L.V., The Embattled Self: French Soldiers’ Testimony of the Great War (2007), Chapter 2.

Winter, J. (ed.), Journal of contemporary history., 35 (2000)

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Week 8: Nursing and Gender

Core Reading:

Hacker, Barton C., ‘Reformers, Nurses and Ladies in Uniform: The Changing Status of Military Women (c.1815-1914), in A Companion to Women’s Military History, ed. by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining (2012), pp.137-88.  

Heggie, V., ‘Women Doctors and Lady Nurses: Class, education and the professionalized Victorian woman’, Bulletin of the History of Medicine 89.2 (2015): 267-292.

Watson, J.K., ‘War in the Wards: The Social Construction of medical Work in First World War Britain’, The journal of British studies., 41 (2002), pp.484-510

Further Reading:

Brooks, J. and C.E. Hallett, One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953 (2015)

Brown, M., ‘”Like a Devoted Army”: Medicine, Heroic Masculinity, and the Military Paradigm in Victorian Britain’, The journal of British studies. 49 (2010), pp.592-622

Butler, J., ‘Very Busy in Bosche Alley: One Day of the Somme in Sister Kit McNaughton’s Diary’, Health and history, 6 (2004), pp.18-32

Darrow, M., ‘French Volunteer Nursing and the Myth of War Experience in World War I’, The American historical review. 101 (1996), pp.80-106

________. French women and the First World War : war stories of the home front (2000), Chapter 5 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Das, S., Touch and intimacy in First World War literature (2005)

Fell, A.S. and C.E. Hallett (eds.), First World War nursing : new perspectives New Perspectives (2013)

Furneaux, H., Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War (2016), Chapter 6
  

Geddes, J. F., ‘The Women’s Hospital Corps: Forgotten Surgeons of the First World War’, Journal of medical biography, 14 (2006), pp.109-17

Hallett, C.E., Veiled warriors : Allied nurses of the First World War (2014)

Higgonet, M. (ed.), Nurses at the front : writing the wounds of the Great War (2001), pp.vii-xxxviii Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Lee, J., ‘Sisterhood at the Front: Friendship, Comradeship, and the Feminine Appropriation of Military Heroism among World War I First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)’ Women's studies international forum., 31 (2008), pp.16-29

Leneman, L., ‘Medical Women at War’, Medical history., 38 (1994), pp.160-77

Long, L.A., Rehabilitating bodies : health, history, and the American Civil War (2004), Chapter 6
  

Threat, C.J., Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps (2015)

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Week 9: Hospital Cultures

Core Reading:

Reznick, J. Healing the nation : soldiers and the culture of caregiving in Britain during the Great War (2004), chapter 3 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Rosenberg, C.E. ‘Inward Vision and Outward Glance: The Shaping of the American Hospital, 1880-1914’, Bulletin of the history of medicine., 53 (1976), pp.346-91.

Further Reading:

Bourke, J. ‘Bodily Pain, Combat and the Politics of Memoirs: Between the American Civil War and the War in Vietnam’, Social history., 46 (2013), pp.43-61

Carden-Coyne, A., ‘Painful Bodies and Brutal Women: Remedial Massage, Gender Relations and Cultural Agency in Military Hospitals, 1914-1918’, Journal of war and culture studies., 1 (2008), pp.139-58.

________., The politics of wounds : military patients and medical power in the First World War (2014), Chapter 5
  

Geddes, J. F., ‘Deeds and Words in the Suffrage Military Hospital in Endell Street’, Medical history., 51 (2007), pp.79-98

Moncrieff, A. Expertise, Authority and Control: The Australian Army Medical Corps in the First World War (2020), Chapter 5.

Serlin, D., ‘Crippling Masculinity: Queerness and Disability in U.S. Military Culture, 1800-1945’, GLQ : a journal of lesbian and gay studies., 9 (2003): pp.149-79

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Week 10: Survival and Pensions

Core Reading:

Anderson, J., M. Salvante and P. Verstraete (eds.), ‘Commemorating the Disabled Soldier’, First World War studies. Special Issue 6, 1 (2015)

Gerber, D.A., ‘Disabled Veterans, the State, and the Experience of Disability in Western Societies, 1914-1950’, Journal of Social History. 34 (2003), pp.899-916

Meyer, J. ‘Wounded in a Mentionable Place: The (In)visibility of the Disabled Ex-serviceman in Interwar Britain’ in Veterans of the First World War: Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Servicewomen in Post-War Britain and Ireland, ed. by David Swift and Oliver Wilkinson (2019), pp,158-171 

Further Reading:

Anderson, J., War, disability and rehabilitation in Britain : "soul of a nation" (2011), Chapter 3 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Anderson, J. and A. Carden-Coyne (eds.), ‘Enabling the Past: New Perspectives in Disability Studies’, European review of history = Revue européenne d'histoire. Special Issue 13, 4 (2006)

Biernoff, S., ‘The Rhetoric of Disfigurement in First World War Britain’, Social history of medicine. 24, (2011), pp.666-685

Bourke, J., ‘Love and Limblessness: Male Heterosexuality, Disability and the Great War’, Journal of war and culture studies. (2015), pp.1-17

Carden-Coyne, A., Reconstructing the body : classicism, modernism, and the First World War (2009)

Cohen, D., The war come home : disabled veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939 (1999), Chapter 3.
  

Edgerton, D., ‘War and the Development of the British Welfare State’ in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries, ed. by H. Obinger, K. Petersen and P. Starke (2018)

Grant S-M., ‘The Lost Boys: Citizen-Soldiers, Disabled Veterans, and Confederate Nationalism in the Age of People’s War’, The Journal of the Civil War Era, 2 (2012), pp.233-259

Jennings, A., Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America (2016)

Jones, E., et. al., 'Post-combat syndromes from the Boer War to the Gulf: a cluster analysis of their nature and attribution', British medical journal. (Clinical Research Ed.), 324 (2002), pp.321-324

Kinder, J.M., ‘Marketing Disabled Manhood: Veterans and Advertising Since the Civil War in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity, ed. by Kathleen M. Brian and James W. Trent, Jr. (2017), pp.93-125
 

Koven, S., ‘Remembering and Dismemberment: Crippled Children, Wounded Soldiers, and the Great War in Britain’, The American historical review., 99 (1994), pp.1167-1202

Larsson, M., ‘Restoring the Spirit: The Rehabilitation of Disable Soldiers in Australia after the Great War’, Health and history, 6 (2004), pp.45-59

________. ‘Families and Institutions for Shell-Shocked Soldiers in Australia after the First World War’, Social history of medicine., 22 (2009), pp.97-114

________. Shattered ANZACs : living with the scars of war (2009)

Linker, B., War's waste : rehabilitation in World War I America (2011)

Meyer, J. ‘”A Blind Man’s Homecoming”: Masculinity, Disability, and Male Caregiving in First World War Britain’ in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity, ed. by Kathleen M. Brian and James W. Trent, Jr. (2017), pp.153-170.

Malone, C., ‘A job fit for heroes? Disabled veterans, the Arts and Crafts Movement and Social Reconstruction in post-World War I Britain’, First World War studies. 4 (2013), pp.201-18

Mantin, M. ‘Coalmining and the National Scheme for Disabled Ex-servicemen after the First World War, Social history. 41 (2016), pp.155-70

Perry, H.R., Recycling the disabled : army, medicine, and modernity in ww1 germany (2014)

Purdy, M.,  ‘Paternalism and Prosthetics: Life for Disabled Veterans and their Families on a Post-war Settlement’ in Veterans of the First World War: Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Servicewomen in Post-War Britain and Ireland, ed. by David Swift and Oliver Wilkinson (2019), 142-157.

Robinson, M., 'Definitely Wrong"?: The Ministry of Pensions' Treatment of Mentally Ill Great War Veterans in Interwar British and Irish Society', War in History 28 (2021), pp.71-92.

________. '"Nobody's children?": The Ministry of Pensions and the treatment of disabled Great War veterans in the Irish Free State, 1921-1939', Irish Studies Review 25 (2017), pp.316-335.

Scates, B. and M. Oppenheimer, The Last Battle: Soldier Settlement in Australia in 1916-1939 (2016)

Taithe, Bertrand, Defeated Flesh: Welfare, Warfare and the Making of Modern France (1999), Chapter 8 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva
 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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Week 11: What is Military Medicine?

Please revisit the readings from week 1 for this week.

This list was last updated on 08/02/2022