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Food, Culture and Identity in Germany's Century of War

Editors: Benbow, Heather Merle, Perry, Heather R. (Eds.)

  • Examines the social, cultural and emotional significance of food and hunger in World War I, World War II and the Global Cold War
  • Analyzes Germany’s modern wars through food-centered perspectives and experiences “from below”
  • Moves beyond the “hot zones” of armed conflict to consider spaces such as public kitchens, occupation zones, medical encounters and reconstruction programs
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About this book

Even in the harsh conditions of total war, food is much more than a daily necessity, however scarce—it is social glue and an identity marker, a form of power and a weapon of war. This collection examines the significance of food and hunger in Germany’s turbulent twentieth century. Food-centered perspectives and experiences “from below” reveal the social, cultural and political consequences of three conflicts that defined the twentieth century: the First and Second World Wars and the ensuing global Cold War. Emerging and established scholars examine the analytical salience of food in the context of twentieth-century Germany while pushing conventional temporal frameworks and disciplinary boundaries. Together, these chapters interrogate the ways in which deeper studies of food culture in Germany can shed new light on old wars.

About the authors

Heather Merle Benbow is a scholar of German Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Heather R. Perry is Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA.

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eBook 83,29 €
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Food, Culture and Identity in Germany's Century of War
Editors
  • Heather Merle Benbow
  • Heather R. Perry
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27138-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27138-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27137-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 280
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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