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4: Heroes and spongers: The iconography of disability in Soviet posters and film
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written by Pavel Romanov, 1964-2014 and Elena Iarskia-Smirnova; in Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: History, policy and everyday life, BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies, 94 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 86-115
There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in Eastern Europe and t...
written by Pavel Romanov, 1964-2014 and Elena Iarskia-Smirnova; in Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: History, policy and everyday life, BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies, 94 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 86-115
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Blind ex-serviceman and his wife, after ww1, c. 1919
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(1919) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A black-and-white photograph of a blind World War I veteran (probably blinded by a gas attack), wearing three medals on his suit coat and holding a flag, with his wife by his side, from about 1919.
(1919) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Captive French soldier helps his wounded comrade (b/w photo)
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(New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A German black-and-white photograph of a captive French soldier pushing his wounded comrade in a wheelbarrow.
(New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Contre-manifestation patriotique en réponse aux efforts pacifistes des acolytes de Lenine. Des aveugles de la guerre, guidés par une infirmière, promènent dans les rues cette inscription:'La guerre jusqu'à la victorie complète. Vive la Liberté!'. 1917
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(1917) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A black-and-white photograph of a group of World War I blind veterans marching in a 1917 street demonstration protesting Lenin’s peace efforts, led by a nurse and with two men holding a banner with a Russian slogan ('The war until complete victory. Long live freedom!').
(1917) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Crippled Children's work for the wounded: taking finished hospital tables to the dispatch room, at Chailey, from 'The Illustrated War News' (b/w photo)
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(1915) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A black-and-white photograph of boys on crutches or using canes outdoors in a single line, each one pushing a finished hospital cart that they have worked on to a dispatch room, at Chailey Heritage Craft School (East Sussex, England). Chailey was a boarding school for crippled boys that also established a hospital...
(1915) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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Crippled German soldier on bike (photo)
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(1916) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
Black and white photo of a man in a military cap riding a bicycle through the countryside. He grasps the handlebars with two prosthetic arms.
(1916) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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CHAPTER 2. Disability and Human Capital: Wounded Soldiers
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written by Claire H. Liachowitz, fl. 1988; in Disability as a Social Construct: Legislative Roots (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988, originally published 1988), 32-57
Wounded soldiers, injured workers, handicapped adults, and physically impaired children have all been affected by legislation that reduces their opportunities to live a functional life. In Disability as a Social Construct, Claire Liachowitz contends that disability is not merely a result of a handicap but can be i...
written by Claire H. Liachowitz, fl. 1988; in Disability as a Social Construct: Legislative Roots (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988, originally published 1988), 32-57
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8. The Twentieth Century: Military, Biomedical, and Personal Perspectives
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written by Sara Newman, fl. 2013; in Writing Disability: A Critical History, Disability in Society (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 165-186
What accounts for the differing ways that individuals and cultures have tried to make sense of mental and physical disabilities? Can we see a pattern of change over time? Sara Newman examines personal narratives across a broad sweep of history—from ancient Greece to the present day—to reveal the interplay of d...
written by Sara Newman, fl. 2013; in Writing Disability: A Critical History, Disability in Society (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 165-186
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The First Wounded, London Hospital, 1914, 1914 (oil on canvas)
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written by John Lavery, 1856-1941 (1914) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
An oil painting by John Lavery shows a nurse tending to wounded soldier's arm. Two other soldiers, on crutches and in a wheelchair, are in the background.
written by John Lavery, 1856-1941 (1914) (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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German WWI veterans demonstrate for continuing free healthcare and payment of a war disability pension, 1919 (b/w photo)
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(1919) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
A black-and-white photograph of German World War I veterans walking on a road in winter during a demonstration for continuing free healthcare and payment of war disability pensions. Many of the soldiers are in uniform, and some (including several amputees) are using crutches or canes.
(1919) (New York, NY: Bridgeman Art Library), 1 page(s)
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