Reviews

Author: 
Donna Alvah
Reviewer: 
Heather M. Stur

Stur on Alvah, 'Unofficial Ambassadors: American Military Families Overseas and the Cold War, 1946-1965'


Donna Alvah. Unofficial Ambassadors: American Military Families Overseas and the Cold War, 1946-1965. New York: New York University Press, 2007. xi + 291 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-0501-8.

Reviewed by Heather M. Stur (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Author: 
Cheryl Lynn Ruff
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Telford

Telford on Ruff, 'Ruff's War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq'


Cheryl Lynn Ruff. Ruff's War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq. Washington DC: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 209 pp.p Photographs. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59114-739-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer Telford
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

A Review of Ruff’s War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq

Author: 
Alison S. Fell, Ingrid Sharp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Molly M. Wood

Wood on Fell and Sharp, 'The Women's Movement in Wartime: International Perspectives, 1914-19'


Alison S. Fell, Ingrid Sharp, eds. The Women's Movement in Wartime: International Perspectives, 1914-19. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xi + 272 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-01966-9.

Reviewed by Molly M. Wood
Published on H-Minerva (September, 2008)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Women, Activism, and the Great War

Author: 
J. Matthew Gallman
Reviewer: 
Janet L. Coryell

Coryell on Gallman, 'America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson'


J. Matthew Gallman. America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. viii + 262 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516145-8.

Reviewed by Janet L. Coryell (History Department, Western Michigan University)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2008)

Joan of Arc, American-style

Author: 
Doris L. Rich
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bruton

Bruton on Rich, 'Jackie Cochran: Pilot in the Fastest Lane'


Doris L. Rich. Jackie Cochran: Pilot in the Fastest Lane. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. x + 279 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3043-2.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bruton (University of Oxford)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2007)

An Illuminating and Engaging Publication

Author: 
Kirsten Holmstedt
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas

Desnoyers-Colas on Holmstedt, 'Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq'


Kirsten Holmstedt. Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2007. xxiii + 327. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8117-0267-6.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas (Department of Arts, Music and Theater, Armstrong Atlantic State University)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2007)

Author: 
Gerald E. Shenk
Reviewer: 
Richard Fogarty

Fogarty on Shenk, '"Work or Fight!" Race, Gender, and the Draft in World War One'


Gerald E. Shenk. "Work or Fight!" Race, Gender, and the Draft in World War One. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. x + 194 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-6175-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4039-6177-8.

Reviewed by Richard Fogarty (Department of History, University at Albany)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2007)

Drafting Conformity

Author: 
Wendy Hamand Venet
Reviewer: 
D Campbell

Campbell on Venet, 'A Strong-Minded Woman: The Life of Mary A. Livermore'


Wendy Hamand Venet. A Strong-Minded Woman: The Life of Mary A. Livermore. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. xi + 319 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-514-2.

Reviewed by D Campbell (American History Projects)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2007)

Author: 
Debra Johanyak
Reviewer: 
Karen Garner

Garner on Johanyak, 'Behind the Veil: An American Woman's Memoir of the 1979 Hostage Crisis'


Debra Johanyak. Behind the Veil: An American Woman's Memoir of the 1979 Hostage Crisis. Akron: University of Akron Press, 2007. ix + 251 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-931968-38-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-931968-40-9.

Reviewed by Karen Garner (Department of History, SUNY Empire State College)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2007)

Author: 
Dagmar Reese
Reviewer: 
Melissa Jordine

Jordine on Reese, 'Growing Up Female in Nazi Germany'


Dagmar Reese. Growing Up Female in Nazi Germany. Social History, Popular Culture and Politics in Germany. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006. 287 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-06938-5.

Reviewed by Melissa Jordine (California State University, Fresno)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2007)

Author: 
Amy Murrell Taylor
Reviewer: 
Meg Galante-DeAngelis

Galante-DeAngelis on Taylor, 'The Divided Family in Civil War America'


Amy Murrell Taylor. The Divided Family in Civil War America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xiv + 319 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2969-1.

Reviewed by Meg Galante-DeAngelis (Department of Family Studies, University of Connecticut)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2007)

Families, Public Interests, and Private Welfare

Author: 
Priscilla Bond
Reviewer: 
Laura Prieto

Prieto on Bond, 'A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond'


Priscilla Bond. A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. xvi + 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3143-5.

Reviewed by Laura Prieto (Department of History and Department of Women's and Gender Studies, Simmons College)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2007)

From Home to Homefront

Author: 
Tad Bartimus et al
Reviewer: 
Heather M. Stur

Stur on et al, 'War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam'


Tad Bartimus et al. War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam. New York: Random House, 2002. 291 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-375-50628-4; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-375-75782-2.

Reviewed by Heather M. Stur (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-Minerva (September, 2006)

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