Behind the lines : gender and the two world wars


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What effect did the two world wars have on the relations between women and men? Drawing on broad comparative material--from government policy to popular media, poetry and fiction, and personal letters--this book examines the redefinition of gender that occurred in many Western countries during both world wars. "A major addition to the literature on gender relations and war."--Helena Lewis, Women's Review of Books "One of the first, and certainly the most exciting, treatments of war as an event of gender politics."-- ...

Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars 1989, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300044294

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