Reviews

Author: 
Tammy M. Proctor
Reviewer: 
Sarah Janda

Janda on Proctor, 'Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War'

Tammy M. Proctor. Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War. New York and London: New York University Press, 2003. vii + 205 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-6693-4.

Reviewed by Sarah Janda (Department of History and Government, Cameron University) Published on H-Minerva (September, 2003)

Virtuous Victim or Seductive Vamp?

Author: 
Joshua S. Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on Goldstein, 'War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa'

Joshua S. Goldstein. War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xv + 523 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-00180-9.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (Department of Political Science, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Service, Syracuse) Published on H-Minerva (September, 2003)

The Science of Gender

Author: 
Nahla Abdo, Ronit Lentin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Josette Dermody Wingo

Wingo on Abdo and Lentin, 'Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation'

Nahla Abdo, Ronit Lentin, eds. Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2002. xi + 324 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-459-3.

Reviewed by Josette Dermody Wingo (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (June, 2003)

Autobiographies of Palestine and Israeli Women

Author: 
Betty Stagg Turner
Reviewer: 
Pat Jernigan

Jernigan on Turner, 'Out of the Blue and into History: Women Airforce Service Pilots WWII'

Betty Stagg Turner. Out of the Blue and into History: Women Airforce Service Pilots WWII. Arlington Heights: Aviatrix Publishing, 2001. 576 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-928760-02-3.

Reviewed by Pat Jernigan (U.S. Army Retired) Published on H-Minerva (June, 2003)

Pioneer Military Pilots

Author: 
Kelly DeVries
Reviewer: 
Margaret Sankey

Sankey on DeVries, 'Joan of Arc: A Military Leader'

Kelly DeVries. Joan of Arc: A Military Leader. Phoenix Mill, Gloustershire: Sutton Publishing, 1999. xi + 242 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7509-2787-1; $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7509-1805-3.

Reviewed by Margaret Sankey (Department of History, Minnesota State University Moorhead) Published on H-Minerva (May, 2003)

Author: 
Simone Arnold Liebster
Reviewer: 
Melissa Jordine

Jordine on Liebster, 'Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe'

Simone Arnold Liebster. Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe. New Orleans: Grammaton Press, 2000. x + 369 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9679366-5-9.

Reviewed by Melissa Jordine (Department of History, California State University, Fresno) Published on H-Minerva (April, 2003)

Reflections on the Past: Remembering Nazi Oppression

Author: 
Lance Janda
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on Janda, 'Stronger than Custom: West Point and the Admission of Women'

Lance Janda. Stronger than Custom: West Point and the Admission of Women. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002. xxii + 227 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-97113-7.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (Department of Political Science, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University) Published on H-Minerva (March, 2003)

West Point: Still "The Men's House"?

Author: 
Kathleen Broome Williams
Reviewer: 
Meg Galante-DeAngelis

Galante-DeAngelis on Williams, 'Improbable Warriors: Women Scientists and the U.S. Navy in World War II'

Kathleen Broome Williams. Improbable Warriors: Women Scientists and the U.S. Navy in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2001. xvii + 280 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-961-1.

Reviewed by Meg Galante-DeAngelis (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Minerva (February, 2003)

Only the Beginning: Short Biographies of Four Women Scientists

Author: 
Sarah Emma Edmonds
Reviewer: 
Janet L. Bucklew

Bucklew on Edmonds, 'Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy: A Woman's Adventures in the Union Army'

Sarah Emma Edmonds. Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy: A Woman's Adventures in the Union Army. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1999. xxviii + 266 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-584-9; $40.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-87580-259-6.

Reviewed by Janet L. Bucklew (Department of American Studies, Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-Minerva (January, 2003)

Author: 
Morten G. Ender, ed.
Reviewer: 
Josette Dermody Wingo

Wingo on Ender, 'Military Brats and Other Global Nomads: Growing Up in Organization Families'

Morten G. Ender, ed. Military Brats and Other Global Nomads: Growing Up in Organization Families. Westport and London: Praeger, 2002. xxxi + 266 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-97266-0.

Reviewed by Josette Dermody Wingo (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2002)

Growing Up as a Global Nomad

Growing Up as a Global Nomad

Author: 
Susan H. Godson
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Godson, 'Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U.S. Navy'

Susan H. Godson. Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U.S. Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2002. xvi + 512 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-317-6.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2002)

To Sail The Seven Seas--Or Not

To Sail The Seven Seas--Or Not

Author: 
T. S. Nelson
Reviewer: 
Miranda Alison

Alison on Nelson, 'For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military'

T. S. Nelson. For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military. Binghamton and London: Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, 2002. xv + 302 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7890-1222-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7890-1221-0.

Reviewed by Miranda Alison (School of Politics, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2002)

Author: 
James A. Martin, Leora N. Rosen, Linette R. Sparacino, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christine Hansen

Hansen on Martin and Rosen and Sparacino, 'The Military Family: A Practice Guide for Human Service Providers'

James A. Martin, Leora N. Rosen, Linette R. Sparacino, eds. The Military Family: A Practice Guide for Human Service Providers. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2000. xix + 282 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96540-2.

Reviewed by Christine Hansen (The Miles Foundation, Newtown, Connecticut) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2002)

Duty, Career, and Family Life Within the Ranks

Author: 
Maria Höhn
Reviewer: 
Richard A. Voeltz

Voeltz on Höhn, 'GIs and Fräuleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany'

Maria Höhn. GIs and Fräuleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 337 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5375-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2706-2.

Reviewed by Richard A. Voeltz (Department of History and Government, Cameron University) Published on H-Minerva (November, 2002)

Frauleins and Soldiers

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