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Author: 
Michele J Nacy
Reviewer: 
Sarah Eppler Janda

Janda on Nacy, 'Members of the Regiment: Army Officers' Wives on the Western Frontier, 1865-1890'


Michele J Nacy. Members of the Regiment: Army Officers' Wives on the Western Frontier, 1865-1890. Contributions in American History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000. ix + 128 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-30998-4.

Reviewed by Sarah Eppler Janda (Department of History, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Minerva (August, 2001)

One Sphere, One Army

Author: 
Joanna Bourke
Reviewer: 
Regina Titunik

Titunik on Bourke, 'An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th-Century Warfare' and Joanna Bourke, 'An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th Century Warfare'


Joanna Bourke. An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th-Century Warfare. London and New York: Granta Press, 1999. vii + 564pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-86207-214-5; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-00738-7.Joanna Bourke. An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th Century Warfare. New York: Basic Books, 1999. xiii + 511 pp.

Author: 
Diane Burke Fessler
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Fessler, 'No Time For Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II'


Diane Burke Fessler. No Time For Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1996. xv + 280 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87013-416-6.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2001)

But For Them The War Might Have Been Worse

Author: 
Rita Felski
Reviewer: 
W. Douglas Catterall

Catterall on Felski, 'Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture'


Rita Felski. Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2000. 214 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-2706-5.

Reviewed by W. Douglas Catterall (Department of History and Government, Cameron University)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2001)

A Synthesis of Feminist and Postmodern Theory

Author: 
Melissa S. Herbert
Reviewer: 
Gioia Grasso

Grasso on Herbert, 'Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat: Gender, Sexuality, and Women in the Military'


Melissa S. Herbert. Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat: Gender, Sexuality, and Women in the Military. New York and London: New York University Press, 1998. ix + 205 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3548-0.

Reviewed by Gioia Grasso (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2001)

Military Women Battle Gender Bias

Military Women Battle Gender Bias

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