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Women and the First World War, (electronic book)

Label
Women and the First World War
Title
Women and the First World War
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The First World War was the first modern, total war, one requiring the mobilisation of both civilians and combatants. Particularly in Europe, the main theatre of the conflict, this war demanded the active participation of both men and women.Women and the First World War provides an introduction to the experiences and contributions of women during this important turning point in history. In addition to exploring women's relationship to the war in each of the main protagonist states, the book also looks at the wide-ranging effects of the war on women in Africa Asia, Australia,
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Grayzel, Susan R
Dewey number
940.3082
LC call number
D639.W7 -- G73 2013eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Seminar Studies
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Women
Label
Women and the First World War, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Introduction to the Series -- Author's Acknowledgements -- Publisher's Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- PART ONE: BACKDROP -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- PART TWO: EXPERIENCES OF WAR -- 2. THE WAR BEGINS: PROPAGANDA, RECRUITMENT AND STATE SUPPORT OF FAMILIES -- Feminine Images in Propaganda -- The 'Rape of Belgium', the Bryce Report and Atrocity Propaganda -- Beyond Images: White Feathers and the Recruiting of Men -- Separation Allowances and Widows' Pensions
  • WOMEN'S WAR WORK: REMUNERATIVE, VOLUNTARY AND FAMILIAL -- Recruitment, Mobilisation and Experience -- Waged War Work in Factories -- Social Welfare and Police Work -- The Medical Professions -- On the Land -- Female Spies and the Question of Wartime Treason -- Women's Unpaid Work -- 'The Kitchen is the Key to Victory': Work in the Home -- Munitions versus Motherhood: Attitudes to War and Work -- 4. WOMEN IN THE LINE OF FIRE -- Life under Occupation in Europe -- In the Army: Women's Military Services -- The Experience of Battle at Home -- 5. MORALE, MORALITY AND SEXUALITY
  • Loosening the Double Standard?: Morale and Morality at Home -- 'War Babies': Illegitimacy and Sexuality -- Women as 'Suspect' -- Prostitution, Regulation and 'The Hidden Scourge' -- The War and Gender Disruption -- 6. PACIFISM, DISSENT AND REVOLUTION -- Women's Anti-militarism and War Resistance, c. 1914-16 -- The Prosecution of Women's Anti-war Activity -- Strikes, Protests and War-weariness, 1917 -- Protests and Radicalism in Asia -- Women and Revolution: Ireland, Russia and Germany -- PART THREE: EFFECTS OF WAR -- 7. ASSESSING THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR FOR WOMEN
  • Wartime and Postwar Changes in Women's Political Rights -- The Effect on Women's Employment -- Social Welfare Policy and Cultural Change -- Mourning and Commemoration -- 8. CONCLUSION -- PART FOUR: DOCUMENTS -- Glossary -- Who's Who -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
PurchEBL1569683
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (212 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781317875789
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Women and the First World War, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Introduction to the Series -- Author's Acknowledgements -- Publisher's Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- PART ONE: BACKDROP -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- PART TWO: EXPERIENCES OF WAR -- 2. THE WAR BEGINS: PROPAGANDA, RECRUITMENT AND STATE SUPPORT OF FAMILIES -- Feminine Images in Propaganda -- The 'Rape of Belgium', the Bryce Report and Atrocity Propaganda -- Beyond Images: White Feathers and the Recruiting of Men -- Separation Allowances and Widows' Pensions
  • WOMEN'S WAR WORK: REMUNERATIVE, VOLUNTARY AND FAMILIAL -- Recruitment, Mobilisation and Experience -- Waged War Work in Factories -- Social Welfare and Police Work -- The Medical Professions -- On the Land -- Female Spies and the Question of Wartime Treason -- Women's Unpaid Work -- 'The Kitchen is the Key to Victory': Work in the Home -- Munitions versus Motherhood: Attitudes to War and Work -- 4. WOMEN IN THE LINE OF FIRE -- Life under Occupation in Europe -- In the Army: Women's Military Services -- The Experience of Battle at Home -- 5. MORALE, MORALITY AND SEXUALITY
  • Loosening the Double Standard?: Morale and Morality at Home -- 'War Babies': Illegitimacy and Sexuality -- Women as 'Suspect' -- Prostitution, Regulation and 'The Hidden Scourge' -- The War and Gender Disruption -- 6. PACIFISM, DISSENT AND REVOLUTION -- Women's Anti-militarism and War Resistance, c. 1914-16 -- The Prosecution of Women's Anti-war Activity -- Strikes, Protests and War-weariness, 1917 -- Protests and Radicalism in Asia -- Women and Revolution: Ireland, Russia and Germany -- PART THREE: EFFECTS OF WAR -- 7. ASSESSING THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR FOR WOMEN
  • Wartime and Postwar Changes in Women's Political Rights -- The Effect on Women's Employment -- Social Welfare Policy and Cultural Change -- Mourning and Commemoration -- 8. CONCLUSION -- PART FOUR: DOCUMENTS -- Glossary -- Who's Who -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
PurchEBL1569683
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (212 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781317875789
Specific material designation
remote

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