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The Resource Organized patriotism and the crucible of war : popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932, Matthew C. Hendley, (electronic resource)

Organized patriotism and the crucible of war : popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932, Matthew C. Hendley, (electronic resource)

Label
Organized patriotism and the crucible of war : popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932
Title
Organized patriotism and the crucible of war
Title remainder
popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932
Statement of responsibility
Matthew C. Hendley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • How the First World War made women central to popular imperialism in Britain
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Cataloging source
NLC
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1966-
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Hendley, Matthew
Dewey number
369/.24109041
LC call number
HS2375
LC item number
.H45 2012
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  • Patriotic societies
  • Women
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Patriotisme
  • Femmes
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • Grande-Bretagne
Summary expansion
Patriotic organizations in pre-war Britain are often blamed for the public's enthusiastic response to the outbreak of the First World War. The wartime experience of these same organizations is insufficiently understood. InOrganized Patriotism and the Crucible of War, Matthew Hendley examines how the stresses and strains of the Great War radically reshaped popular patriotism and imperialism in Britain after 1918. Using insights from gender history and recent accounts of associational life in early twentieth-century Britain, Hendley compares the wartime and post-war histories of three major patriotic organizations founded between 1901 and 1902 - the National Service League, the League of the Empire, and the Victoria League. He shows how the National Service League, strongly masculinist and supportive of militaristic aims, floundered in wartime. Conversely, the League of the Empire and the Victoria League, with strong female memberships, goals related to education and hospitality, and a language emphasizing metaphors of family, home, and kinship prospered in wartime and beyond into the 1920s.Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of Waris a richly detailed study of women's roles in Britain during the height of popular imperialism, as well as a major contribution to our understanding of the continuities in Britain before and after the First World War
Label
Organized patriotism and the crucible of war : popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932, Matthew C. Hendley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The decline and fall of a militaristic patriotic league: the National Service League during the First World War -- Educating imperialists: the League of the Empire during the First World War -- A kinder and gentler imperialism: the Victoria League during the First World War -- The triumph of domesticated imperialism?: the Victoria League and the League of the Empire in the 1920s -- Conclusion
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000802231
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780773539617
Lccn
2012406121
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000802231
Label
Organized patriotism and the crucible of war : popular imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932, Matthew C. Hendley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The decline and fall of a militaristic patriotic league: the National Service League during the First World War -- Educating imperialists: the League of the Empire during the First World War -- A kinder and gentler imperialism: the Victoria League during the First World War -- The triumph of domesticated imperialism?: the Victoria League and the League of the Empire in the 1920s -- Conclusion
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000802231
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780773539617
Lccn
2012406121
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000802231

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