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Author Ussishkin, Daniel, author

Title Morale : a modern British history / Daniel Ussishkin
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Morale, modernity, and British social imaginaries -- Transforming military discipline : the reformation of conduct in nineteenth-century Britain -- The sources of collective action : the emergence of morale as a new military problem -- New wars : morale and democratic mobilization -- The techno-politics of consensus : morale at the workplace -- Epilogue: morale in a new (neo-liberal) key? -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Morale traces the emergence of a novel and modern concept through which collective conduct was be managed, and its diffusion from the military to other civilian spheres of life during the twentieth-century, when it came to be understood as vital for the democratic management of groups in war and peace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 05, 2017)
Subject Conduct of life -- History
Morale -- History
Conduct of life.
Manners and customs.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017036203
ISBN 0190469080 (electronic book)
9780190469085 (electronic book)
(hardcover alkaline paper)