A Nation in Barracks: Modern Germany, Military Conscription by Ute Frevert

By Ute Frevert

A country in Barracks exhibits how military-civil kinfolk have advanced in Germany over the last 2 hundred years. This ebook investigates how conscription has contributed to instilling a powerful experience of army dedication one of the German public. the writer appears to be like at its courting to kingdom citizenship, state 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 in the beginning met with harsh feedback from all features of society, and maintains during the Germanies of the post-1949 interval. The booklet covers the Prussian version used in the course of global struggle I, the Weimar Republic whilst no conscription was once enforced, and the mass army mobilization of the 3rd Reich. all through this certain exam, Ute Frevert examines how civil society offers with institutionalized violence and the way this impacts types of citizenship and gender kin.

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Nr. 4, vol. 1811. 23. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 27, 82, 500. 24. Gerhard/Norvin, Briefe, vol. 1, pp. 477, 495, 498, 501. 25. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 748–9. 26. Freiherr vom Stein, Briefe, ed. Hubatsch, vol. II, p. 993. 27. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 598–601; Scheel/Schmidt, Reformministerium, vol. III, pp. 704–717. – 41 – War, Nation, Gender Images 28. Gerteis, Städte, pp. 105–6; Kraus, Militärwesen, above all see pp. ; Sander, ‘Wehrhoheit’; Jung, ‘Bürgermilitär’. 29. Scheel/Schmidt, Reformministerium, vol.

Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 598–601; Scheel/Schmidt, Reformministerium, vol. III, pp. 704–717. – 41 – War, Nation, Gender Images 28. Gerteis, Städte, pp. 105–6; Kraus, Militärwesen, above all see pp. ; Sander, ‘Wehrhoheit’; Jung, ‘Bürgermilitär’. 29. Scheel/Schmidt, Reformministerium, vol. III, pp. 1064–5; Pröve, Republikanismus, pp. ; Ewald, Schützengesellschaften; Michaelis, Banner, Chapter 1. 30. GStA Berlin-Dahlem, Rep. O. Nr. 4 vol. I: v. 1811. 31. Vaupel, Reorganisation, pp. 40, 237, 720, 742, 765, 782; Scheel/Schmidt, Reformministerium, vol.

When they returned to the Altena barracks, he and his comrades were revered as ‘their country’s liberators’ and showered with invitations, while balls and celebrations were held in their honour. 76 5. ‘Female Patriotism’ Female patriotic ardour looked to a male heroism characterised by physical prowess and bravery, the readiness to take risks, and the certainty of final victory. Many – 30 – War, Nation, Gender Images women appear to have found men with battle experience attractive, especially if they had helped carry off the prize of victory.

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