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Boredom Is the Enemy: The Intellectual and Imaginative Lives of Australian Soldiers in the Great War and Beyond Amanda Laugesen

Boredom Is the Enemy: The Intellectual and Imaginative Lives of Australian Soldiers in the Great War and Beyond

Amanda Laugesen

Published January 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781409427339
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321 pages
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Exploring the concept of military boredom, this book investigates how soldiers spent their time when not engaged in battle, work or training through a study of their creative, imaginative and intellectual lives. Drawing on the experience ofMoreExploring the concept of military boredom, this book investigates how soldiers spent their time when not engaged in battle, work or training through a study of their creative, imaginative and intellectual lives. Drawing on the experience of Australian troops participating in three key twentieth-century conflicts, it examines the efforts of military authorities to provide solutions to military boredom, and the ways in which soldiers responded to such efforts.