Reviews

Author: 
Diane Burke Fessler
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Fessler, 'No Time For Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II'


Diane Burke Fessler. No Time For Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1996. xv + 280 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87013-416-6.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2001)

But For Them The War Might Have Been Worse

Author: 
Melissa S. Herbert
Reviewer: 
Gioia Grasso

Grasso on Herbert, 'Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat: Gender, Sexuality, and Women in the Military'


Melissa S. Herbert. Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat: Gender, Sexuality, and Women in the Military. New York and London: New York University Press, 1998. ix + 205 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3548-0.

Reviewed by Gioia Grasso (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2001)

Military Women Battle Gender Bias

Military Women Battle Gender Bias

Author: 
Rita Felski
Reviewer: 
W. Douglas Catterall

Catterall on Felski, 'Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture'


Rita Felski. Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2000. 214 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-2706-5.

Reviewed by W. Douglas Catterall (Department of History and Government, Cameron University)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2001)

A Synthesis of Feminist and Postmodern Theory

Author: 
Robert B. Edgerton
Reviewer: 
Alfred S. Bradford

Bradford on Edgerton, 'Warrior Women: The Amazons of Dahomey and the Nature of War'


Robert B. Edgerton. Warrior Women: The Amazons of Dahomey and the Nature of War. Boulder, Col: Westview Press, 2000. 216 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3711-1.

Reviewed by Alfred S. Bradford (John Saxon Professor of Ancient History, Department of History, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2001)

A Case Study of Women as Combatants

Author: 
Rosemarie Skaine
Reviewer: 
Pat Jernigan

Jernigan on Skaine, 'Women at War: Gender Issues of Americans in Combat'


Rosemarie Skaine. Women at War: Gender Issues of Americans in Combat. Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, 1999. ix + 299 pp. $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-0570-1.

Reviewed by Pat Jernigan (Colonel, US Army, Retired)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2001)

An Updated Examination of Women in the Military and Combat Issues

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)

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

Author: 
Kathleen Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Anne Angstadt

Angstadt on Kennedy, 'Disloyal Mothers and Scurrilous Citizens: Women and Subversion During World War I'


Kathleen Kennedy. Disloyal Mothers and Scurrilous Citizens: Women and Subversion During World War I. Bloomington, Ind: Indiana University Press, 1999. 190 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33565-4.

Reviewed by Anne Angstadt (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2000)

Women, War and the Meanings of Citizenship

Author: 
Louise Barnett
Reviewer: 
Gioia Grasso

Grasso on Barnett, 'Ungentlemanly Acts: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial'


Louise Barnett. Ungentlemanly Acts: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial. New York: Hill & Wang, 2000. xi + 287 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-7397-9.

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

A Travesty of Justice

A Travesty of Justice

Author: 
Will Roscoe
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Roscoe, 'Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders In Native America'


Will Roscoe. Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders In Native America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. viii + 320 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-22479-0.

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

DUALISM'S JUST A CONSTRUCT

DUALISM'S JUST A CONSTRUCT

Author: 
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, Judith Reppy, eds.
Reviewer: 
Regina Titunik

Titunik on Katzenstein and Reppy, 'Beyond Zero Tolerance'


Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, Judith Reppy, eds. Beyond Zero Tolerance. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. viii + 300 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9316-0.

Reviewed by Regina Titunik (Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Hilo )
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2000)

Discrimination and Military Culture

Author: 
R. Claire Snyder
Reviewer: 
Ilene Feinman

Feinman on Snyder, 'Citizen-Soldiers and Manly Warriors: Military Service and Gender in the Civic Republican Tradition'


R. Claire Snyder. Citizen-Soldiers and Manly Warriors: Military Service and Gender in the Civic Republican Tradition. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. viii + 183 pp. $93.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9443-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9444-0.

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