Category Archives: War

Britain’s Sonic Therapy: listening to birdsong during and after the First World War

by Michael Guida It was a quarter to eleven in the evening on Monday 19th of May 1924 when the pacey dance music of the BBC’s Savoy Orchestra was interrupted on the wireless by a duet between a human and

Britain’s Sonic Therapy: listening to birdsong during and after the First World War

by Michael Guida It was a quarter to eleven in the evening on Monday 19th of May 1924 when the pacey dance music of the BBC’s Savoy Orchestra was interrupted on the wireless by a duet between a human and

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On Jihad and Leprosy: Rebellion of Leprosy Sufferers against Dutch Rule after the Aceh War

By Leo Van Bergen At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Dutch East Indies Army gained control of the most northern part of the expansive island of Sumatra, called Aceh. For thirty years the Aceh people had kept colonization at

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On Jihad and Leprosy: Rebellion of Leprosy Sufferers against Dutch Rule after the Aceh War

By Leo Van Bergen At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Dutch East Indies Army gained control of the most northern part of the expansive island of Sumatra, called Aceh. For thirty years the Aceh people had kept colonization at

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‘The Touch of a Man’: Gender and Male-Caregiving in the Royal Army Medical Corps in WW1

By Jessica Meyer In 1907, The British Journal of Nursing published an article announcing the foundation of ‘a society to be known as “The Navy and Army Male Nursing Co-operation”, the objects being to enable First Class Orderlies to find

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‘The Touch of a Man’: Gender and Male-Caregiving in the Royal Army Medical Corps in WW1

By Jessica Meyer In 1907, The British Journal of Nursing published an article announcing the foundation of ‘a society to be known as “The Navy and Army Male Nursing Co-operation”, the objects being to enable First Class Orderlies to find