James Hinton

in Nine Wartime Lives

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199574667
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191702167 | DOI:

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This concluding chapter places side by side some of the characteristics of the nine diarists as a way of reprising the three main themes identified in the Introduction — the impact of war on active citizenship; the process of democratization in private life; and the search for meanings that could transcend the wartime context of limitless violence.

Keywords: wartime diaries; diarists; Second World War; violence; active citizenship; private life

Chapter.  2789 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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