Women in the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography

Women in the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography

by Judith A. Bellafaire
     
 

ISBN-10: 041580146X

ISBN-13: 9780415801461

Pub. Date: 11/16/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Women's participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history, patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and unofficially sanctioned capacities. When there was a call to duty, the United States Armed Forces always relied upon

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Women's participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history, patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and unofficially sanctioned capacities. When there was a call to duty, the United States Armed Forces always relied upon women to be a part of the effort. Women in the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography is the most complete and up to date listing of resources to help students and scholars understand the effect women have had on the wars that have shaped the United States. Covering everything from the American Revolution to Operations in Iraq, Women in the United States Military is essential for all academic and research libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415801461
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/16/2010
Series:
Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 - Women in Defense of the Nation across the Centuries Chapter 2 - Early Patriots: Military Women from the American Revolution to the Civil War

Chapter 3 - Women and the American Civil War: More than Expected

Chapter 4 - Women on the Western Frontier: Few and Far Between

Chapter 5 - Spanish American War Nurses: Proving Themselves of Value

Chapter 6 - World War I: Women Volunteers Establish Parameters of Service Chapter 7 - World War II Women: Bedpans, Typewriters and Lipstick Chapter 8 - The Korean War: Women Serving Under the Protection of Uncle Sam Chapter 9 -The Vietnam War: The Nurse Heroine and Her Forgotten Sister

Chapter 10 - The All Volunteer Force through the 1980s: How Many Women Is Too Chapter 11 - Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM and the 1990s Chapter 12 - The All Volunteer Force and the War on Terror

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