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Gendered Images and Soviet Subjects

How the Komsomol Archive Enriched My Understanding of Gender in Soviet War Culture

Adrienne M. Harris

of Russia’s most beloved war heroes. The image of Kosmodemianskaia’s body and the narrative of her podvig (“feat” or “exploit”) unified the Soviet citizenry in anguish and rage and motivated her compatriots to fight more fiercely and to work harder

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

, Kind-Kovacs, and Bernasconi's anthology includes a few gender-sensitive contributions on midwifery, women's alcoholism, and politics of reproduction but does not explore issues of masculinity in the chapters focusing on war heroes. In other words

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“Such a Poor Finish”

Illegitimacy, Murder, and War Veterans in England, 1918-1923

Ginger S. Frost

against illegitimate children; postwar gender roles; differing perspectives of violent veterans in the press, judiciary, and the police; and continuity and change in the criminal justice system. The War Hero Thomas Pole was a miner in Nottinghamshire when

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Memory Makers of the Great Patriotic War

Curator Agency and Visitor Participation in Soviet War Museums during Stalinism

Anne E. Hasselmann

gruesome details depicted in the paintings of the battles, and the busts of the war heroes whose names they had heard so often. Figure 1. Excursion of the school F30 Number 8 in the Red Army Museum in December 1946, Moscow. (© CMVS

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Afterword

The Work of Culture, Heritage, and Musealized Spaces in “Unprecedented Times”

Christina Kreps

as relatively constant in the museum and heritage worlds, the pace of change has accelerated in recent years, and even months and weeks. The current wave of pulling down monuments to slavery in the United Kingdom and to Confederate, Civil Warheroes

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Manuel Stoffers, Blake Morris, Alan Meyer, Younes Saramifar, Andrew Cobbing, Martin Emanuel, Rudi Volti, Caitlin Starr Cohn, Caitríona Leahy, and Sunny Stalter-Pace

-Japanese War, for instance, pioneering shipboard interviews brought news directly from the continent, rather than extol hometown war heroes like so many newspapers at this time. There is also some interesting detail on the working lives that accompanied the

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Periphery and Intimacy in Anti-Imperial Culture and Politics

From French Others to Othering Frenchness

Burleigh Hendrickson

shocked him to the core that a French general would order the killing of West African war heroes who protested at the Thiaroye military camp against the withholding of wages due them. Writing about Thiaroye and the African soldiers who were assassinated