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Behind the lines : gender and the two world wars

Author: Margaret R Higonnet
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays analyze the two world wars in respect to gender politics and reassesse the differences between men and women in relation to war.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Anne Frank; Vera Brittain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret R Higonnet
ISBN: 0300036876 9780300036879 9780300044294 0300044291
OCLC Number: 14692603
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Rewriting history / Joan W. Scott --
The double helix / Margaret R. Higonnet and Patrice L.-R. Higonnet --
The new Eve and the old Adam: French women's condition at the turn of the century / Michelle Perrot --
Rivers and Sassoon: the inscription of male gender anxieties / Elaine Showalter --
Vera Brittain's Testament(s) / Lynne Layton --
Growing up banished: a reading of Anne Frank and Ette Hillesum / Yasmine Ergas --
More Minerva than Mars: the French women's rights campaign and the First World War / Steven C. Hause --
Women's military services in the First World War Britain / Jenny Gould --
The German nation's obligation to the heroes' widows of world War I / Karin Hausen --
Redefining resistance: women's activism in wartime France / Paula Schwartz --
American women and the discourse of the democratic family in World War II / Sonya Michel --
American women and industrial unionism during world War II / Ruth Milkman --
Waiting for the captive sons of France: prisoner of war wives, 1940-1945 / Sarah Fishman --
Soldier's heart: literary men, literary women and the Great War / Sandra M. Gilbert --
"This is my rifle, this is my gun": World War II and the blitz on women / Susan Gubar --
Some peculiarities of social policy concerning women in wartime and postwar Britain / Denise Riley --
The liberation and new rights for French women / Jane Jenson --
German women's memories of World War II / Annemarie Tröger.
Responsibility: Margaret Randolph Higonnet [and others], editors.
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Essays analyze the two world wars in respect to gender politics and reassesse the differences between men and women in relation to war.

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