"Discusses how during the first four decades of the twentieth century the U.S. Army regulated almost all forms of sexual behavior and expressions by soldiers and uses the concept of a sexual economy of war to highlight the interconnectedness of everything from homosexuality to rape and sexual violence"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction : society, sexuality, and the U.S. Army in the early twentieth-century -- "Conduct of a nature to bring discredit upon the military service" : Fort Riley, Kansas, 1898-1940 -- "Benevolent assimilation" and the dangers of the tropics : the American occupation of the Philippines, 1898-1918 -- "Come back clean" : Camp Beauregard and the Commission on Training Camp Activities (ctca) in Louisiana, 1917-1919 -- "Complete continence is wholly possible" : the U.S. Army in France and Germany, 1917-1923 -- The "racial (and sexual) maelstrom" in Hawaii, 1909-1940 -- Conclusion : ongoing concerns with soldiers' sexualities and sexual cultures
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