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NEW PUBLICATION: From Surviving to Living: Voice, Trauma and Witness in Rwandan Women's Writing, by Catherine Gilbert

From Surviving to Living: Voice, Trauma and Witness in Rwandan Women's Writing

Catherine Gilbert

Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2018, 296 p.

ISBN 978-2-36781-268-7

 

Re: The Cult of the Warrior - Helpful or...Silly, or...Dangerous?

The reality that I experienced with Marine infantry in Viet Nam was that most who were exposed to combat soon got over glory type thinking and "fearless warrior" fantasies, and became what I would refer to as soldiers, men doing the job as best they could, trying to stay alive and keep their comrades alive. A few were what I'd call professional soldiers, who had some studies of war, were devoted to it as a craft.

Inventing the Enemy: Colonel Toon and the Memory of Fighter Combat in Vietnam

In the latest article at From Balloons to Drones, Dr Michael Hankins examines 'Inventing the Enemy: Colonel Toon and the Memory of Fighter Combat in Vietnam.' You can find the article here:- https://balloonstodrones.com/2018/05/30/inventing-the-enemy-colonel-toon-and-the-memory-of...

CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: H-Net Review [H-Asia]: Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary.  China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949.  New
Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge  Cambridge University
Press, 2015.  xii + 283 pp.  $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2;
$88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

China's Civil War

TOC: Twentieth Century British History Volume 29, No 2

(originally posted at H-Albion by Analise Mifsud)

The latest volume of the Oxford Journal Twentieth Century British History is now available online at http://bit.ly/2GYhUwI

Table of Contents                                  

Articles:

British Widows of the South African War and the Origins of War Widows’ Pensions
By Eliza Riedi

Dad ‘never said much’ but… Young Men and Great War Veterans in Day-to-Day Life in Interwar Britain
By Joel Morley

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