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Women in the British Army [NOOK Book]

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In this fascinating, timely and engaging study, Lucy Noakes examines women's role in the army, and female military organizations, during the First and Second World Wars, peacetime, the interwar era and in the post-war period.
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Women in the British Army

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Overview

In this fascinating, timely and engaging study, Lucy Noakes examines women's role in the army, and female military organizations, during the First and Second World Wars, peacetime, the interwar era and in the post-war period.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203088326
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 209
  • Sales rank: 1,345,741
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Lucy Noakes is Senior Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. She is author of War and the British: Gender and National Identity, 1939-1991 (1998).
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Table of 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

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