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Women in the British Army : war and the gentle sex, 1907-1948

Author: Lucy Noakes
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Women's and gender history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines women's role in the army and military organizations during the First and Second World Wars, during peacetime, in the interwar era and in the post-war period. This book argues that the women challenged traditional notions of gender and threatened to destabilise clear-cut notions of identity by unsettling the masculine territory of warfare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Noakes, Lucy.
Women in the British Army.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2005024945
(OCoLC)61456559
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Noakes
ISBN: 0203088328 9780203088326
OCLC Number: 70918530
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 209 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface 1. Introduction: Gendering War 2. Early Days: Women and the Armed Forces Before 1914 3. `The Women Were Marvellous': The First World War and the Female Volunteer 4. `Eve in Khaki': The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps 5. Between the Wars: Women's Military Organisations 1919-1938 6. `The Gentle Sex': The ATS in the Second World War 7. `Gentle in Manner, Resolute in Deed': Women In the Post-War Army. Conclusion. Bibliography
Series Title: Women's and gender history.
Responsibility: Lucy Noakes.
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