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Recent Content

Author: 
Missy Cummings
Reviewer: 
Gioia Grasso

Grasso on Cummings, 'Hornet's Nest: The Experiences of One of the Navy's First Female Fighter Pilots'


Missy Cummings. Hornet's Nest: The Experiences of One of the Navy's First Female Fighter Pilots. San Jose, New York, Lincoln, Shanghai: Writer's Showcase, 1999. xvii + 395 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-595-00190-3.

Reviewed by Gioia Grasso (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2000)

Women Need Not Apply

Author: 
Francine D'Amico, Laurie Weinstein, eds.
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on D'Amico and Weinstein, 'Gender Camouflage: Women and the U. S. Military'


Francine D'Amico, Laurie Weinstein, eds. Gender Camouflage: Women and the U. S. Military. New York and London: New York University Press, 1999. x + 279 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-1907-7; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1906-0.

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

Author: 
Duong Van Mai Elliott
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Elliott, 'The Sacred Willow: Four Generations In The Life Of A Vietnamese Family'


Duong Van Mai Elliott. The Sacred Willow: Four Generations In The Life Of A Vietnamese Family. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. xx + 506 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-513787-3; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512434-7.

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

Author: 
Linda Grant De Pauw
Reviewer: 
Dennis Showalter

Showalter on Pauw, 'Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women in War from Prehistory to the Present'


Linda Grant De Pauw. Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women in War from Prehistory to the Present. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. xvii + 395 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-3100-9.

Reviewed by Dennis Showalter (Colorado College)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 1999)

Women and War: Memory, Mythology, and Methodology

Author: 
Judith Stiehm, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ilene Feinman

Feinman on Stiehm, 'It's Our Military Too! Women and the U.S. Military'


Judith Stiehm, ed. It's Our Military Too! Women and the U.S. Military. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996. 309 pages. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56639-456-7; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56639-455-0.

Reviewed by Ilene Feinman (Assistant Professor, Institute for Human Communication (Integrated Humanities) California State University, Monterey Bay)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 1999)

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