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Author: 
Calvin L. Christman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Christman, 'Lost in the Victory: Reflections of American War Orphans of World War II'

Calvin L. Christman, ed. Lost in the Victory: Reflections of American War Orphans of World War II. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1998. xxvii + 251 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-033-4.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough) Published on H-Minerva (November, 1998)

A Hidden Cost of War

Author: 
Joyce Tyldesley
Reviewer: 
Barton C. Hacker

Hacker on Gera, 'Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus' and Tyldesley, 'Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh'

Deborah Gera. Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus. Leiden and New York: Brill, 1997. xi + 252 pp. Nlg 151.00 US $95.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-10665-9.Joyce Tyldesley. Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh. New York: Viking, 1996. xvii + 270 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-85976-4.

Author: 
Laurie Lee Weinstein, Christie C. White, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lance Janda

Janda on Weinstein and White, 'Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canada'

Laurie Lee Weinstein, Christie C. White, eds. Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canada. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1997. xix + 252 pp. $59.95 (cloth);$22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89789-491-3.

Reviewed by Lance Janda (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Minerva (August, 1998)

Less Than the Sum of its Parts

Author: 
LaVonne Telshaw Camp
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Camp, 'Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir'

LaVonne Telshaw Camp. Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1997. viii + 176 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0322-6.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville) Published on H-Minerva (July, 1998)

A Young Nurse in CBI

Author: 
Jane Slaughter
Reviewer: 
Andrea Peto

Peto on Slaughter, 'Women and the Italian Resistance, 1943-45'

Jane Slaughter. Women and the Italian Resistance, 1943-45. Denver, Colo.: Arden Press, 1997. 171 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-912869-14-8; $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-912869-13-1.

Reviewed by Andrea Peto (Central European University) Published on H-Minerva (June, 1998)

A Sense of a Self: Myths of Italian Resistance

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