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Recent Content

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

Author: 
Rachel Waltner Goossen
Reviewer: 
Ilene Feinman

Feinman on Goossen, 'Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947'


Rachel Waltner Goossen. Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xii + 180 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4672-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2366-8.

Author: 
William H. McMichael
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on McMichael, 'The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the U.S. Navy's Tailhook Scandal'


William H. McMichael. The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the U.S. Navy's Tailhook Scandal. New Brunswick, N.J. and London: Transaction Publishers, 1997. xvi + 377 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56000-293-2.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (independent scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (May, 1998)

Whose Story of Tailhook?

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