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Recent Content

Author: 
Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Spurling

Spurling on Nikolic-Ristanovic, 'Women, Violence and WAR: Wartime Victimization of Refugees in the Balkans'

Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic. Women, Violence and WAR: Wartime Victimization of Refugees in the Balkans. Budapest: Central European University Press, 1999. 245 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-9116-60-3.

Reviewed by Kathryn Spurling (School of History, University College, UNSW, Australian Defence Force Academy) Published on H-Minerva (March, 2001)

Not a Voice But a Scream

Author: 
Cynthia Enloe
Reviewer: 
Daniela Rechenberger

Rechenberger on Enloe, 'Maneuvers. The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives'

Cynthia Enloe. Maneuvers. The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives. Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 2000. xi + 418 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-22070-6; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22071-3.

Reviewed by Daniela Rechenberger (Department of Japanese Studies, Trier University) Published on H-Minerva (February, 2001)

Author: 
Judith Ann Giesberg
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Rebecca Harbour

Harbour on Giesberg, 'Civil War Sisterhood: The U.S. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition'

Judith Ann Giesberg. Civil War Sisterhood: The U.S. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2000. xiv + 239 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55553-434-9.

Reviewed by Jennifer Rebecca Harbour (Department of History, University of Iowa) Published on H-Minerva (February, 2001)

"The Missing Link": Women and Civil War Benevolence

Author: 
Gerard J. DeGroot, and Corinna Peniston-Bird, eds.
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on DeGroot and Peniston-Bird, 'A Soldier And A Woman: Sexual Integration in the Military'

Gerard J. DeGroot, and Corinna Peniston-Bird, eds. A Soldier And A Woman: Sexual Integration in the Military. London and New York: Longman, 2000. xiii + 384 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-41438-9.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2000)

Combatant Women In World History

Combatant Women In World History

Author: 
Mary T. Sarnecky
Reviewer: 
Donna Crail-Rugotzke

Crail-Rugotzke on Sarnecky, 'A History of the US Army Nurse Corps'

Mary T. Sarnecky. A History of the US Army Nurse Corps. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. xi + 518 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3502-9.

Reviewed by Donna Crail-Rugotzke (Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Published on H-Minerva (November, 2000)

A History of the US Army Nurse Corps

A History of the US Army Nurse Corps

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