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Social Aspects of the War


This article might give rise to misunderstandings. A separate article entitled “Women” could allow one to suppose that women were, so to speak, the “other” in the war and therefore a group to be treated separately, whereas the war in some narrower sense, to some extent the war as such, was “men’s history.” From this the further conclusion could be drawn that female war experiences were comparatively homogeneous and could therefore be brought under a common denominator m…

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Daniel, Ute, “Women”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 03 February 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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