Reviews

Author: 
Rachel Waltner Goossen
Reviewer: 
Ilene Feinman

Feinman on Goossen, 'Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947'

Rachel Waltner Goossen. Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xii + 180 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4672-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2366-8.

Author: 
William H. McMichael
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on McMichael, 'The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the U.S. Navy's Tailhook Scandal'

William H. McMichael. The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the U.S. Navy's Tailhook Scandal. New Brunswick, N.J. and London: Transaction Publishers, 1997. xvi + 377 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56000-293-2.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (independent scholar) Published on H-Minerva (May, 1998)

Whose Story of Tailhook?

Author: 
Donna M. Dean
Reviewer: 
Lance Janda

Janda on Dean, 'Warriors Without Weapons: The Victimization of Military Women'

Donna M. Dean. Warriors Without Weapons: The Victimization of Military Women. Pasadena, Md.: Minerva Center, 1997. xxii + 144 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9634895-3-1.

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

Passion vs. Analysis: A Delicate Balance

Author: 
Lois Shawver
Reviewer: 
Miriam Ben-Shalom

Ben-Shalom on Shawver, 'And the Flag Was Still There: Straight People, Gay People, and Sexuality in the U.S. Military'

Lois Shawver. And the Flag Was Still There: Straight People, Gay People, and Sexuality in the U.S. Military. New York: Haworth Press, 1996. xiv + 262 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56023-851-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56024-909-2.

Reviewed by Miriam Ben-Shalom (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (April, 1998)

The Military and Sexuality

Author: 
Marion Stegeman Hodgson
Reviewer: 
Maura Phillips Mackowski

Mackowski on Hodgson, 'Winning My Wings: A Woman Airforce Service Pilot in World War II'

Marion Stegeman Hodgson. Winning My Wings: A Woman Airforce Service Pilot in World War II. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1996. ix + 257 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-364-0.

Reviewed by Maura Phillips Mackowski (Arizona State University) Published on H-Minerva (April, 1998)

Flying Home: The WASP and the Postwar Return to Domesticity

Author: 
Mary Nash
Reviewer: 
Sharon Halevi

Halevi on Nash, 'Defying Male Civilization: Women in the Spanish Civil War'

Mary Nash. Defying Male Civilization: Women in the Spanish Civil War. Denver: Arden Press, 1995. xvi + 261 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-912869-16-2.

Reviewed by Sharon Halevi (University of Haifa, Israel) Published on H-Minerva (March, 1998)

Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Chose

Author: 
Molly Merryman
Reviewer: 
Reina Pennington

Pennington on Merryman, 'Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II'

Molly Merryman. Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. New York: New York University Press, 1997. 237 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5567-9.

Reviewed by Reina Pennington (Department of History, University of South Carolina) Published on H-Minerva (February, 1998)

Author: 
John P. Dever, Maria C. Dever
Reviewer: 
Reina Pennington

Pennington on Dever and Dever, 'Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary'

John P. Dever, Maria C. Dever. Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1995. 163 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89950-976-1.

Reviewed by Reina Pennington (University of South Carolina) Published on H-Minerva (January, 1998)

Military Women: A Story Still Untold

Author: 
United States.
Reviewer: 
J. Michael Brower

Brower on United States., 'The Tailhook Report: The Official Inquiry into the Events of Tailhook '91'

United States. The Tailhook Report: The Official Inquiry into the Events of Tailhook '91. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. xiv + 250 pp. $10.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-10329-3.

Reviewed by J. Michael Brower (Georgetown University) Published on H-Minerva (June, 1997)

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