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‘Loss and longing: emotional responses to West Indian soldiers during the First World War’

Smith, Richard W. P.. 2014. ‘Loss and longing: emotional responses to West Indian soldiers during the First World War’. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 103(2), pp. 243-252. ISSN 0035-8533 [Article]

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Abstract or Description

This article traces the place of black soldiers within British military history from the 18th century to the eve of the First World War. It shows how during the war, attitudes to and representations of West Indian volunteers reflected anxieties surrounding white male efficiency.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2014.898507

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media and Communications

Dates:

DateEvent
2014Published

Item ID:

14760

Date Deposited:

10 Nov 2015 12:32

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 15:07

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14760

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