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Recent Content

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: 
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

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

A Synthesis of Feminist and Postmodern Theory

Author: 
Robert B. Edgerton
Reviewer: 
Alfred S. Bradford

Bradford on Edgerton, 'Warrior Women: The Amazons of Dahomey and the Nature of War'

Robert B. Edgerton. Warrior Women: The Amazons of Dahomey and the Nature of War. Boulder, Col: Westview Press, 2000. 216 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3711-1.

Reviewed by Alfred S. Bradford (John Saxon Professor of Ancient History, Department of History, University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Minerva (March, 2001)

A Case Study of Women as Combatants

Author: 
Rosemarie Skaine
Reviewer: 
Pat Jernigan

Jernigan on Skaine, 'Women at War: Gender Issues of Americans in Combat'

Rosemarie Skaine. Women at War: Gender Issues of Americans in Combat. Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, 1999. ix + 299 pp. $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-0570-1.

Reviewed by Pat Jernigan (Colonel, US Army, Retired) Published on H-Minerva (March, 2001)

An Updated Examination of Women in the Military and Combat Issues

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