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Women at war in the borderlands of the early American Northeast

Author: Gina M Martino
Publisher: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press [2018] © 2018
Series: The David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Across the borderlands of the early American Northeast, New England, New France, and native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of North America. Far from serving as passive helpmates in a private, domestic sphere, women assumed wartime roles as essential public actors, wielding muskets, hatchets, and makeshift weapons while fighting for their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina M Martino
ISBN: 9781469640990 1469640996
OCLC Number: 1041633009
Description: xiii, 215 Seiten : 3 Illustrationen, 4 Karten ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Among the Vanguard --
Part I, Encountering Martial Women. Necessary to Abide: Gendered Spheres and Spaces in New England's Wars --
Everyone Ran to Help: Rank and Gender in the Wars of New France --
Deploying Amazons: Women and Wartime Propaganda --
Part II, Redrafting Martial Women. Appropriate Combatants: Women in the New Imperial Military Societies of the Northeastern Borderlands --
Resolute Motherhood: Memories of Women's War Making in New England --
Epilogue: Heroines, Saviors, and Curiosities --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: The David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history
Responsibility: Gina M. Martino.

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Revealing the fundamental importance of martial womanhood in this era, Gina M. Martino places borderlands women in a broad context of empire, cultural exchange, violence, and nation building,  Read more...

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