Reviews

Author: 
Tracy J. Revels
Reviewer: 
Laura Prieto

Prieto on Revels, 'Grander in Her Daughters: Florida's Women during the Civil War'


Tracy J. Revels. Grander in Her Daughters: Florida's Women during the Civil War. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. xvi + 205 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-559-3.

Reviewed by Laura Prieto (Departments of History and Women's Studies, Simmons College)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2005)

The Outskirts of the Confederacy

Author: 
Margaret A. Weitekamp
Reviewer: 
Sarah Janda

Janda on Weitekamp, 'Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program'


Margaret A. Weitekamp. Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. xi + 232 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-7994-4.

Reviewed by Sarah Janda (Department of History and Government, Cameron University)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2005)

New Frontier, Old Opposition

Author: 
Nora Saltonstall
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Saltonstall, '"Out Here at the Front": The World War I Letters of Nora Saltonstall'


Nora Saltonstall. "Out Here at the Front": The World War I Letters of Nora Saltonstall. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004. xiii + 296 pp. $52.00 (library), ISBN 978-1-55553-599-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55553-598-8.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2005)

Author: 
Reina Pennington, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eugenia Kiesling

Kiesling on Pennington, 'Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women'


Reina Pennington, ed. Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003. lxviii + 760 pp. $175.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-32707-0.

Reviewed by Eugenia Kiesling (U.S. Military Academy)
Published on H-Minerva (May, 2005)

Many Queens, Few Fighter Pilots

Author: 
Susan R. Grayzel
Reviewer: 
Anne Kelsch

Kelsch on Grayzel, 'Women's Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War'


Susan R. Grayzel. Women's Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. x + 334 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2482-5; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4810-4.

Reviewed by Anne Kelsch (Department of History, University of North Dakota)
Published on H-Minerva (May, 2005)

Author: 
Carrie Brown
Reviewer: 
Donna Crail-Rugotzke

Crail-Rugotzke on Brown, 'Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women Workers of the First World War'


Carrie Brown. Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women Workers of the First World War. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2002. ix + 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55553-535-3.

Reviewed by Donna Crail-Rugotzke (History Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2005)

Women Workers during the First World War

Author: 
Bob Welch
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Welch, 'American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy'


Bob Welch. American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy. New York: Atria Books, 2004. xi + 309 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7434-7758-1.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2005)

Story of the First American Nurse Killed in Europe after D-Day

Author: 
Loreta Janeta Velazquez
Reviewer: 
Mary Anne Schofield

Schofield on Velazquez, 'The Woman in Battle: The Civil War Narrative of Loreta Velaquez, A Cuban Woman and Confederate Soldier'


Loreta Janeta Velazquez. The Woman in Battle: The Civil War Narrative of Loreta Velaquez, A Cuban Woman and Confederate Soldier. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003. lxvi + 606 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-19424-6; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-19420-8.

Reviewed by Mary Anne Schofield (Core Humanities Program, Villanova University)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2005)

Author: 
C. Kay Larson
Reviewer: 
Janet L. Coryell

Coryell on Larson, 'Great Necessities: The Life, Times, and Writings of Anna Ella Carroll, 1815-1894'


C. Kay Larson. Great Necessities: The Life, Times, and Writings of Anna Ella Carroll, 1815-1894. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation, 2004. 693 pp. $38.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4134-2749-3; $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4134-2748-6.

Reviewed by Janet L. Coryell (History Department, Western Michigan University)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2005)

The Myth That Will Never Die

Author: 
Deborah G. Douglas
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Kruper

Kruper on Douglas, 'American Women and Flight since 1940'


Deborah G. Douglas. American Women and Flight since 1940. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. xi + 359 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-9073-0.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Kruper (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (January, 2005)

Ceiling Unlimited: What A Day to Fly!

Author: 
Jenny Matthews
Reviewer: 
Rebel Mary Reavis

Reavis on Matthews, 'Women and War'


Jenny Matthews. Women and War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. 192 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-08964-2.

Reviewed by Rebel Mary Reavis (Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, The University of Tennessee at Martin)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2004)

Mementos

Author: 
Carol Burke
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Burke, 'Camp All-American, Hanoi Jane, and the High-and-Tight: Gender, Folklore, and Changing Military Culture'


Carol Burke. Camp All-American, Hanoi Jane, and the High-and-Tight: Gender, Folklore, and Changing Military Culture. Boston: Beacon Press, 2004. 264 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-4660-9.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2004)

The Secret World under the Transparent Rock

Author: 
Susan Hagen, Mary Carouba
Reviewer: 
Noonie Fortin

Fortin on Hagen and Carouba, 'Women at Ground Zero: Stories of Courage and Compassion'


Susan Hagen, Mary Carouba. Women at Ground Zero: Stories of Courage and Compassion. Indianapolis: Alpha Books, 2002. xx + 313 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-864422-6.

Reviewed by Noonie Fortin (Retired USAR First Sergeant)
Published on H-Minerva (September, 2004)

Real Heroines

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