Becoming Visible: Gendering the Study of Men at War

Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series (GSX)


This introductory chapter introduces the thematic and theoretical underpinnings of the collection. It puts the proceeding chapters in their fullest context by exploring the history of the study of masculinities with specific focus on masculinities and the Second World War. The chapter then explores the state of the field today before discussing the parameters of the book and giving an overview of the content of the collected chapters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northumbria UniversityNewcastle Upon TyneUK
  2. 2.University of KentCanterburyUK

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