Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2010

368 Pages | 30 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719083860

Bookseller Code (06)


The Secret Battle

Emotional survival in the great war

Michael Roper

Published by Manchester University Press

Cultural History of Modern War MUP

  • Pioneering attempt to write an emotional history of the First World War through a study of the ties within families The first book to focus on the relationship between young civilian soldiers and their mothers Undertakes a detailed history of family life and intimacies in the first half of the twentieth century Uses psychoanalytic ideas in a clear and easily understood manner Addresses many important problems of method

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