Sexual Treason in Germany During the First World War

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This book is the first comprehensive study of sexual lives in Germany and occupied Europe during the First World War. Reconsidering sex in war brings to life a whole cast of characters too often left out of the historical narrative: widowed women who worked as prostitutes, fresh-faced recruits who experienced the war in a VD hospital, eugenicists who conflated sex and national decline, soldiers' wives ostracized by neighbourhood rumour mills. By considering the confluence of public discourse, state policy, and everyday life ...

Sexual Treason in Germany During the First World War 2017, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9783319515137

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