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Making Men Moral : Social Engineering During the Great War.

Author: Nancy K Bristow
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1996.
Series: American social experience series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
On May 29, 1917, Mrs. E.M. Craise, citizen of Denver, Colorado, penned a letter to President Woodrow Wilson, which concluded, We have surrendered to your absolute control our hearts' dearest treasures--our sons. If their precious bodies that have cost us so dear should be torn to shreds by German shot and shells we will try to live on in the hope of meeting them again in the blessed Country of happy reunions. But,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bristow, Nancy K.
Making Men Moral : Social Engineering During the Great War.
New York : NYU Press, ©1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy K Bristow
ISBN: 9780814725009 0814725007
OCLC Number: 784884452
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE "An Invisible Armor": The Progressive Social Vision and World War One; CHAPTER TWO "Full-Orbed Moral Manhood": Cultural Nationalism and the Creation of New Men and Women; CHAPTER THREE Reformers between Two Worlds: The Battle against Tradition and Working-Class Modernism; CHAPTER FOUR Building a National Community: The Complexities of Gender; CHAPTER FIVE Repression and Resistance: African Americans and the Progressives' National Community. CHAPTER SIX The End of the Crusade: Demobilization and the Legacy of the CTCAEpilogue; Appendixes; Notes; Index.
Series Title: American social experience series.

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On May 29, 1917, Mrs. E.M. Craise, citizen of Denver, Colorado, penned a letter to President Woodrow Wilson, which concluded, We have surrendered to your absolute control our hearts' dearest treasures--our sons. If their precious bodies that have cost us so dear should be torn to shreds by German shot and shells we will try to live on in the hope of meeting them again in the blessed Country of happy reunions. But, Mr. President, if the hell-holes that infest their training camps should trip up their unwary feet and they be returned to us besotted degenerate wrecks of their former selves curse.

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