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American women artists in wartime, 1776-2010

Author: Paula E Calvin; Deborah A Deacon
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book tells the story of the women who documented the impact of war on their lives through their art. It includes works by women who were professional artists and photographers, combat artists, women who documented their military experiences, and women who recorded their reactions to war through a variety of types of needlework"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula E Calvin; Deborah A Deacon
ISBN: 9780786449873 078644987X
OCLC Number: 707825583
Description: vii, 214 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: War through a woman's eyes --
The War for Independence: the real Betsy Ross --
The Civil War era: heroes and widows --
American imperialism and the way west --
World War I: the new woman and the red, white, and blue --
World War II: on the front lines --
The Cold War and beyond --
Modern times: the soldier and her art --
Epilogue: And the war goes on --
Appendix A: Women artists participating in military art programs --
Appendix B: Caps for soldiers knit pattern.
Responsibility: Paula E. Calvin and Deborah A. Deacon.

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"This book tells the story of the women who documented the impact of war on their lives through their art. It includes works by women who were professional artists and photographers, combat artists, women who documented their military experiences, and women who recorded their reactions to war through a variety of types of needlework"--Provided by publisher.

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