Reviews

Author: 
Susan Zeiger
Reviewer: 
Heidi Hamilton

Hamilton on Zeiger, 'In Uncle Sam's Service: Women Workers with the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919'


Susan Zeiger. In Uncle Sam's Service: Women Workers with the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1999. x + 211 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3166-1.

Reviewed by Heidi Hamilton (Department of Speech Communication, Augustana College)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2000)

Women's Military Contribution to World War I

Author: 
Sandra C. Taylor
Reviewer: 
Donna Crail-Rugotzke

Crail-Rugotzke on Taylor, 'Vietnamese Women at War: Fighting for Ho Chi Minh and the Revolution'


Sandra C. Taylor. Vietnamese Women at War: Fighting for Ho Chi Minh and the Revolution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999. xii + 188 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0927-7.

Reviewed by Donna Crail-Rugotzke (Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2000)

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)

Author: 
Winifred Quick Collins
Reviewer: 
Pat Jernigan

Jernigan on Collins, 'More Than a Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World'


Winifred Quick Collins. More Than a Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1997. xxiii + 240 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57441-022-8.

Reviewed by Pat Jernigan (Colonel, US Army (Retired) and)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 1998)

Women in the Navy

Author: 
Joyce Tyldesley
Reviewer: 
Barton C. Hacker

Hacker on Gera, 'Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus' and Tyldesley, 'Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh'


Deborah Gera. Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus. Leiden and New York: Brill, 1997. xi + 252 pp. Nlg 151.00 US $95.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-10665-9.Joyce Tyldesley. Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh. New York: Viking, 1996. xvii + 270 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-85976-4.

Author: 
Karen G. Turner, Thanh Hao Phan
Reviewer: 
Ginger R. Davis

Davis on Turner and Phan, 'Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam'


Karen G. Turner, Thanh Hao Phan. Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. xvi + 224 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-471-14689-6.

Reviewed by Ginger R. Davis (Temple University)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 1998)

When War Strikes Close to Home

Author: 
Calvin L. Christman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Christman, 'Lost in the Victory: Reflections of American War Orphans of World War II'


Calvin L. Christman, ed. Lost in the Victory: Reflections of American War Orphans of World War II. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1998. xxvii + 251 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-033-4.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 1998)

A Hidden Cost of War

Author: 
Laurie Lee Weinstein, Christie C. White, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lance Janda

Janda on Weinstein and White, 'Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canada'


Laurie Lee Weinstein, Christie C. White, eds. Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canada. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1997. xix + 252 pp. $59.95 (cloth);$22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89789-491-3.

Reviewed by Lance Janda (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Minerva (August, 1998)

Less Than the Sum of its Parts

Author: 
LaVonne Telshaw Camp
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Camp, 'Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir'


LaVonne Telshaw Camp. Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1997. viii + 176 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0322-6.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 1998)

A Young Nurse in CBI

Author: 
Jane Slaughter
Reviewer: 
Andrea Peto

Peto on Slaughter, 'Women and the Italian Resistance, 1943-45'


Jane Slaughter. Women and the Italian Resistance, 1943-45. Denver, Colo.: Arden Press, 1997. 171 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-912869-14-8; $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-912869-13-1.

Reviewed by Andrea Peto (Central European University)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 1998)

A Sense of a Self: Myths of Italian Resistance

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