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Militarizing the Disabled: Medicine, Industry, and “Total Mobilization” in World War I Germany

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Author(s): Perry, Heather R.
Perry, Heather R. - Militarizing the Disabled: Medicine, Industry, and “Total Mobilization” in World War I Germany Keywords: Germany's factories | industrial inspection | military processes | total mobilization | World War I ISFWWS-Keywords: Germany | Home fronts | Science | Technology | Medicine | Economy | Masculinity Abstract: In 1916, Friedrich Syrup, an engineer working in the Prussian industrial inspection office, published a pamphlet outlining the optimal use of labor in Germany's factories. The German experience of 'total …

The Development of the Air Defence of Copenhagen

(7,638 words)

Author(s): Clemmesen, M. H.
Clemmesen, M. H. - The Development of the Air Defence of Copenhagen Keywords: army development | Copenhagen air defence ISFWWS-Keywords: Scandinavia | Aviation | The Military and Naval War | Science | Technology | Medicine | Germany Abstract: Military history and experience was considered highly relevant both by politicians and the professional military in Europe at the beginning of the last century. The natural place to be developed into a fortress was Copenhagen. The artillery defence should be supplemented with a …

Railroads and the Operational Level of War in the German 1918 Offensives

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Author(s): Zabecki, David T.
Zabecki, David T. - Railroads and the Operational Level of War in the German 1918 Offensives Keywords: 1918 | Amiens | German | offensives | operational art | railroads ISFWWS-Keywords: Germany | Military organisation of combat | Western Front | Science | Technology | Medicine | Pre-war period | Experience of combat | Britain Abstract: This paper evaluates the German approach to the operational art by analyzing the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918, and specifically the influence of railroads on the outcome of the entire campaign. The purpose…

The Indianization of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1917–18: An Imperial Turning Point

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Author(s): Showalter, Dennis
Showalter, Dennis - The Indianization of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1917–18: An Imperial Turning Point Keywords: British Army | Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) | Great War | Indian Army | Sir Edmund Allenby ISFWWS-Keywords: India | Middle East | Military organisation of combat | The Ottoman Empire and the Middle East | The French and British Empires | Experience of combat | Aviation | Religion | Science | Technology | Medicine Abstract: When Sir Edmund Allenby ceremonially walked into Jerusalem on 11 December 1917, he symbolized the end of the Britis…

Introduction

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Author(s): Paddock, Troy R.E.
Paddock, Troy R.E. - Introduction ISFWWS-Keywords: Society | Science | Technology | Medicine | Soldiers and Combat | Politics | Home fronts | Literature | General | The French and British Empires | Neutral States | Germany World War I and Propaganda Troy R.E. Paddock , (2014) Publication Editor: Brill, The Netherlands, 2014 e-ISBN: 9789004264571 DOI: 10.1163/9789004264571_002 © 2014 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands Paddock, Troy R.E.

Damastes of Sigeion (5)

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Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Damastes of Sigeion Jacoby number: 5 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 5 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης· Σιγειεύς1, ἀπὸ Σιγείου τῆς Τρωάδος, Δ…

Marsyas (135-136)

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Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian:MarsyasJacoby number:135-136Attested works:History of Macedonia (Makedonika): T1; T3; F1; F2(?); F4; F5; F6; F10; F11; F12; F13; F14; F15; History of Attika (Attika): T1; History of Philip (?): F16; F17; On Alexander (?) / Education of Alexander (?): T1; F2; F3; Ancient History (Archaiologia): T2; Mythical History T2;Historian's date:4th century BC- 3rd century BCHistorical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History …

Ptolemy (138)

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Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Ptolemy Jacoby number: 138 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography () | A. Biography | 2. Early Hellenistic Period (late 4th-3rd c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 138 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Anabasis of Alexander prooemium 1–2 ed. A.G. Roos and G. Wirth 1968 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mili…

List of subjects

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Author(s): Worthington, Ian
Each testimonium or fragment in Brill’s New Jacoby has one or more “subjects” describing what the text is about. Here follows a complete list. Readers can use it to fill in a term in the search category “Subject Keyword” in the Advanced Search. For instance, an Advanced Search with the key word “Politics” will bring up all articles containing testimonia or fragments about politics. Most subjects contain lower level key words. For instance, “Anarchy” is subordinate to “Politics”. This is displayed as “politics: anarchy” over a fragment. For the Advanced Searc…

Anonymous, On Persia (696)

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Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Persia Jacoby number: 696 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 6th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 696 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica , 15.3.23 Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Criticism - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica, 15.3.23συνέβη δὲ τοῖς Πέρσαις …

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

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Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F 4; Libyka: F 4-5, 35-44, 47-58; Wanderings of Hanno: F 6; On Euphorbion: F 7-8, 42; Roman Archaeology: F 9-12, 23-27, 91-96; On Resemblances: F 13-14; Theatrical History: F 15-19, 80-86; On Painting: F 20-21; On the Deterioration of Words (?): F 22; On Arabia: F 1-3, 27-34, 61-79; Epigrams: F 104; autobiography?: T 16; On Drawing: T 15 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of C…

Berossos of Babylon (680)

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Author(s): De Breucker, G.
This entry was prepared by Geert de Breucker and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Berossos of Babylon Jacoby number: 680 Attested works: On Babylonia (on Chaldaea): T1- F23b Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 680 T 1 Source: Eusebios of Caesarea, Chronicle, p. 6, 14 (ed. Karst) [Vide: Africanus (Julius) & Cephalion apud Eusebium Caesariensem (Armenium)] Work mentio…

Dalion (666)

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Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dalion Jacoby number: 666 Attested works: Aithiopika: F1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 666 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of…

Moschion (575)

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Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Moschion Jacoby number: 575 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 575 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 5.40-4 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Leonides (827)

(618 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Leonides Jacoby number: 827 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Byzantion?   BNJ 827 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Lykophron, Alexandra 755 (Etymologicum Genuinum p. 299 Mi; Etymologicum Magnum p. 789, 10) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and criticism …