Shell Shock Thesis

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Kaes: I have noticed that most of the recent books and exhibitions on the Great War are more concerned with military and diplomatic history than with cultural history.Unsurprisingly, the most popular war books in 2014 have focused on 1914 and the origins and multiple causes of a global war that mobilised 65 million men worldwide, claimed nine million lives, and resulted in the collapse of four empires.Further reading: Professor Simon Wessely is Chair and Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

Kaes: I have noticed that most of the recent books and exhibitions on the Great War are more concerned with military and diplomatic history than with cultural history.Unsurprisingly, the most popular war books in 2014 have focused on 1914 and the origins and multiple causes of a global war that mobilised 65 million men worldwide, claimed nine million lives, and resulted in the collapse of four empires.

For the WW1C project I have been overseeing the @Arras95 live-tweeting project, as well as researching resources to add to the project library.

This entry was posted in Body and Mind, Teaching and tagged 610 (Medical Sciences), 900 (History & geography), Blogs, R (Medicine), R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine), U (Military Science), UH (Medical Sciences - other services).

With the approval of the thesis advisor, a student may take either History 498 or History 499 as a double course.

In special cases, and with the approval of the entire Department, a student may be permitted to devote more than three courses to his or her thesis. : Churches’ and Community Organizations’ Role in Resolving Socioeconomic Tension and Interracial Hostility Between Korean-Americans and African-Americans Before the LA Riots (1990-1992).

Anton Kaes is the Class of 1939 Professor of German and Film & Media at the University of California, Berkeley.

Shell Shock Thesis

He has authored a number of fascinating books, placing films and related discourses within a broader frame: the confrontation of German literati with cinema in the early 20 century, the contradictory relationship of German cinema with national history, and the impact of migration on German identity are only some of the many subjects that Kaes has written on.

There have been only a few new contributions from the cultural sphere, such as Geert Buelens’ sourcebook on the bellicose writings of European poets and thinkers before and during the war[1] – a sobering document of collective madness.

To my knowledge, no major book on cinema’s role in the First World War has yet appeared in the wave of war titles in the centenary year.

If, however, the man’s breakdown did not follow a shell explosion, it was not thought to be “due to the enemy”, and he was to [be] labelled “Shell-shock” or “S” (for sickness) and was not entitled to a wound stripe or a pension.

In other words, psychological trauma was not, in itself, an injury, but entirely dependent on the circumstances which brought it about: the scenario alone determined whether a soldier was deemed brave and worthy of a pension, or the reverse.

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