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American women in a world at war : contemporary accounts from World War II

Author: Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1997.
Series: Worlds of women, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together twenty-five writings by women who share their varied World War II experiences, from serving in the military to working on the home front to preparing for the postwar world.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
ISBN: 0842025715 9780842025713 0842025707 9780842025706
OCLC Number: 869002642
Description: xv, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 I Preparing for War Chapter 3 Women for Defense Chapter 4 Women in the War Chapter 5 The Negro Woman in National Defense Part 6 II In the Military Chapter 7 Yes, Ma'am!: The Personal Papers of a WAAC Private Chapter 8 The WAVES: The Story of the Girls in Blue Chapter 9 Three Years Behind the Mast Chapter 10 Shakedown Cruise Part 11 III At "Far-Flung" Fronts Chapter 12 Navy Nurse Chapter 13 I Served on Bataan Chapter 14 G.I. Nightingale Chapter 15 Home Away from Home Chapter 16 I Knew Your Soldier Chapter 17 Shooting the Russian War Part 18 IV On the Home Front Chapter 19 Camp Follower Chapter 20 If Your Baby Must Travel in Wartime Chapter 21 So Your Husband's Gone to War! Chapter 22 The Negro Woman Serves America Part 23 War Jobs Chapter 24 Arms and the Girl Chapter 25 Negro Women War Workers Chapter 26 Shipyard Diary of a Woman Welder Chapter 27 Women and Farm Work Part 28 VI Preparing for the Postwar World Chapter 29 Out of the Kitchen-Into the War Chapter 30 Women Workers in Transition from War to Peace Chapter 31 Women's Responsibility in World Affairs Chapter 32 Our Stake in Tomorrow's World Chapter 33 Suggested Readings
Series Title: Worlds of women, no. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Judy Barrett Litoff and David C. Smith.

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American Women in a World at War provides abundant materials (many of which have been out of print) on gender, class and race during World War II. Feminist Bookstore News Well balanced by roles, Read more...

 
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