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The Women's Movement in Wartime

International Perspectives, 1914-19

Editors: Fell, A., Sharp, I. (Eds.)

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This comparative, interdisciplinary book explores the responses of the women's movement to World War I in all of the major belligerent nations. The contributors cover key topics including women's relationship with the state, women's war service, mothers in wartime, suffrage, peace and the aftermath of war, and women's guilt and responsibility.

About the authors

JUDIT ACSÁDY Sociology Research Institute, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary SANTANU DAS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London, UK PETER DAVIES Senior Lecturer in German, the University of Edinburgh, UK ALISON S. FELL Lecturer in French Studies, Lancaster University, UK KIMBERLY JENSEN Professor of History and Gender Studies, Western Oregon University, USA ERIKA KUHLMAN Assistant Professor of History, Idaho State University, USA CATHERINE O'BRIEN Lecturer in French and Film Studies, Kingston University, UK JUNE PURVIS Professor of Women's and Gender History, the University of Portsmouth, UK INGRID SHARP Senior Lecturer in German, Leeds University, UK JOANNA SHEARER PhD candidate, Oxford Brookes University, UK OLGA SHNYROVA Director of Gender Studies and Associate Professor, the Ivanovo State University, Russia CLAUDIA SIEBRECHT PhD candidate, Trinity College Dublin, ROI ANGELA K. SMITH Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing, the University of Plymouth, UK MATTHEW STIBBE Senior Lecturer in History, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Women’s Movement and the First World War

    Pages 1-17

    Fell, Alison S. (et al.)

  • ‘Indian Sisters! … Send your husbands, brothers, sons’: India, Women and the First World War

    Pages 18-37

    Das, Santanu

  • Martial Spirit and Mobilization Myths: Bourgeois Women and the ‘Ideas of 1914’ in Germany

    Pages 38-52

    Siebrecht, Claudia

  • ‘French women do not wish to talk about peace’: Julie Siegfried and the Response of the Conseil National des Femmes Françaises to the First World War

    Pages 53-66

    Fell, Alison S.

  • Blaming the Women: Women’s ‘Responsibility’ for the First World War

    Pages 67-87

    Sharp, Ingrid

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Women's Movement in Wartime
Book Subtitle
International Perspectives, 1914-19
Editors
  • A. Fell
  • I. Sharp
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-21079-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230210790
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-01966-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28576-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 272
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