Women and War [2 volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present

Women and War [2 volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present

By: Bernard A. Cook (editor)Hardback

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In this unique encyclopedia, 120 leading scholars from around the world provide comprehensive treatment of the role of women in war, from the first written history to the present. * Nearly 500 A-Z entries on women as combatants, spies, auxiliaries, medics, supporters, opponents, and victims of war from antiquity to the present and on all continents * Contributions from 140 leading scholars from the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe * Sidebars containing original documents from autobiographies, archives, and newspapers present firsthand coverage of women at war * Text enlivened by more than 70 photographs of women combatants, medical personnel, peace activists, spies, and secret agents

About Author

Bernard A. Cook, PhD, is professor of history at Loyola University, New Orleans, LA.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781851097708
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 742
  • ID: 9781851097708
  • ISBN10: 1851097708

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