Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

Houlihan, Patrick J. (University of Chicago)

Cambridge University Press

12/2017

301

Mole

Inglês

9781108446020

15 a 20 dias

A transnational comparative history of Catholic lived religion in Germany and Austria-Hungary during the Great War, this book demonstrates how Catholic forms of belief and practice enabled soldiers on the front line, as well as women and children on the home front, to endure war and loss.
Introduction; 1. Catholicism on the eve of the Great War in Germany and Austria-Hungary; 2. Theology and catastrophe; 3. The limits of religious authority: military chaplaincy and the bounds of clericalism; 4. Faith in the trenches: Catholic battlefield piety during the Great War; 5. The unquiet home front; 6. A voice in the wilderness: the papacy; 7. Memory, mourning, and the Catholic way of war; Conclusion; Sources; Index.
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