For home and empire. Voluntary mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War. (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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For home and empire. Voluntary mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War.

Author: Steve Marti
Publisher: Vancouver, B.c. : University of British Columbia 2019.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Home and Empire is the first book to compare voluntary wartime mobilization on the Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand home fronts. Steve Marti shows that collective acts of patriotism strengthened communal bonds, while reinforcing class, race, and gender boundaries. Which jurisdiction should provide for a soldier?s wife if she moved from Hobart to northern Tasmania? Should Welsh women in Vancouver purchase  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Marti
ISBN: 9780774861205 0774861207
OCLC Number: 1231709154
Description: 216 p.
Contents: Introduction1 Dominion over War: Local Volunteers, Dominion Mobilization, and the Imperial War Effort2 Hands across the Sea: Greater Britain, New France, and the Ties to Home and Homeland3 Far from Home: Race and the Boundaries of Communal Mobilization4 Aliens or Allies: Southern and Eastern European Immigrants and the Bonds of Military Service5 As Obsolete as the Buffalo and the Tomahawk: Assimilation, Autonomy, and the Mobilization of Indigenous CommunitiesConclusionNotes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: Steve Marti.

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For Home and Empire compares home-front mobilization during the First World War in three British dominions, using a settler colonial framework to show that voluntary efforts strengthened communal  Read more...

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Marti weaves together multiple strands of historiography to present fresh insights into the wartime societies of Australia, New Zealand and Canada...[his] level of detail and meticulously supported Read more...

 
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