The British Academy has announced the extension of the Academy Research Project portfolio to include...
23 Jul 2014
At its Annual General Meeting today, the British Academy elected 42 highly distinguished UK academics...
17 Jul 2014
The humanities and social sciences “are an outstanding investment in what really matters in the...
17 Jul 2014
The British Academy welcomes the Manifesto for Languages by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on...
14 Jul 2014

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Shell Shock and the Emotional History of the First World War

Professor Jay Winter looks at shell shock as a new category of emotional response to the terrors of modern war, arising not from individual war experience, but from the monstrous character of the war itself.

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