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Militärische und zivile Kriegserfahrungen 1914–1918

Time - Space - Innsbruck: Volume 11

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How did soldiers and civilians experience the First World War? How did the mobilization, the years-long war and the end of the war affect society? These questions were addressed in a course at the Institute of Historical Sciences and European Ethnology at the University of Innsbruck in the summer semester of 2009, the results of which are summarized in this 376-page volume. Traumatization, dying behind the front, displacement, hunger, and moral decay are just some of the topics addressed by the contributions. Contents: War neuroses in World War I: diagnosis and treatment in the Austro-Hungarian army; The prisoner-of-war newspaper 'Nedelja' - propaganda voice or ombudswoman?; The relief measures of the Austro-Hungarian or Austrian government for the Austro-Hungarian prisoners of war in Russia and Italy 1914-22. A research report; Dying behind the front. The demographic development of Innsbruck on the basis of death certificates - a contribution to demographic history of the First World War; Politically inadmissible? The expulsion of civilians during World War I on the eastern and southwestern fronts; From a few ambitious lone fighters to the women's organization with the largest membership during World War I - The "Reichsorganisation der Hausfrauen Österreichs" (ROHÖ); Advertising during the war; Getting enough to eat during the war; Moral decline, hunger and neglect; Child and youth welfare in Innsbruck during World War I; Experiencing and surviving. The First World War and the first post-war years; The picture postcard in the war experience - an overview; The war experience on the picture postcard - an insight into the Günter Sommer Collection; Tyrol at the end of the First World War: The civilian population and the Italian occupier.
AuthorsGunda Barth-Scalmani, Joachim Bürgschwentner, Matthias Egger, Matthias König und Christian Steppan (Hrsg.); Manuela Gander, Christian Steppan, Matthias Egger, Matthias König, Lukas Mayrhuber, Monika Maria Walder, Lukas Filzer, Florian Zangerle, Sieglinde Lechner, Hartwig Musenbichler, Joachim Bürgschwentner, Renate Bolda-Hudovernik, Martin Lahner 
SeriesZeit - Raum - Innsbruck
Pages Count376 
Release Date2010