In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919

In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919In Uncle Sam's Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919 by Susan Zeiger
ISBN: 0801431662
Published by Cornell University Press on January 1st 2000
Genres: United States, Women, Women's Studies
Pages: 209

Len's Summary: Some 16 thousand women served overseas with the AEF. Some joined for patriotic reasons, others for economic motives, to search for adventure or challenge gender boundaries. A useful addition; to the study of womens' roles in The Great War.

Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women’s Literary Responses to the Great War 1914-1918

Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women’s Literary Responses to the Great War 1914-1918Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women's Literary Responses to the Great War 1914-1918 by Jane Potter
ISBN: 0199543216
Published by Oxford University Press on December 1st 2008
Genres: Literary, Women's Studies
Pages: 257

Len's Summary: Popular British literature in WWI.

The Gold Star Mother Pilgramages of the 1930s: Overseas Grave Visitations By Mothers And Widows of Fallen U.S. World War I Soldiers

The Gold Star Mother Pilgramages of the 1930s: Overseas Grave Visitations By Mothers And Widows of Fallen U.S. World War I SoldiersThe Gold Star Mother Pilgramages of the 1930s: Overseas Grave Visitations By Mothers And Widows of Fallen U.S. World War I Soldiers by John W. Graham
ISBN: 078642138X
Published by McFarland & Company on May 1st 2005
Genres: United States, Women's Studies
Pages: 229

Len's Summary: Between 1930 and 1930 the US Government paid the travel expenses of over six thousand Gold Star wives and mothers to visit their son's and husband's graves in England, France and Flanders. See the section on videos for a recent video on this subject.

They Fought for the Motherland: Russia’s Women Soldiers in World War I and the Revolution

They Fought for the Motherland: Russia’s Women Soldiers in World War I and the RevolutionThey Fought for the Motherland: Russia's Women Soldiers in World War I and the Revolution by Laurie Stoff
ISBN: 9780700614851
Published by University Press of Kansas on November 15th 2006
Genres: Military, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 294

The Suffragette Bombers: Britain’s Forgotten Terrorists

The Suffragette Bombers: Britain’s Forgotten TerroristsThe Suffragette Bombers: Britain's Forgotten Terrorists by Simon Webb
ISBN: 9781783400645
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 2nd 2014
Genres: Military, Social Science, Women, Women's Studies
Pages: 188

Len's Summary: When Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated British politicians and the public were distracted by the violent suffragette movement and the combustible Irish Home Rule Bill.

Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War

Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World WarFemale Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War by Tammy M. Proctor
ISBN: 0814766935
Published by New York University Press on June 1st 2003
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Mata Hari and much, much more of relevance at a time when 30% of new CIA case officers are females.

Pacifists, Patriots and the Vote: The Erosion of Democratic Suffragism in Britain During the First World War

Pacifists, Patriots and the Vote: The Erosion of Democratic Suffragism in Britain During the First World WarPacifists, Patriots and the Vote: The Erosion of Democratic Suffragism in Britain During the First World War by Jo Vellacott
ISBN: 9780230013353
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on August 15th 2007
Genres: Europe, Great Britain, Women's Studies
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Argues that the vote for British women was no foregone conclusion despite their significant contributions to the war effort.

The War from Within: German Women in the First World War

The War from Within: German Women in the First World WarThe War from Within: German Women in the First World War by Ute Daniel, Jay Winter, Margaret Ries
ISBN: 085496892X
Published by Berg Publishers on November 1st 1997
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 343

Len's Summary: Examination of the roles of working class women in Germany during WWI.

Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great War

Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great WarFruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War ISBN: 1597972738
Published by Potomac Books on December 1st 2008
Genres: Military, United States, Women's Studies, World War I
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: From 1917 to 1920 the Women’s Land Army (WLA) mobilized women from all walks of life to take over farm work from men drafted into the army. The WLA was deeply rooted in the political and social movements of the late Progressive Era and mirrored changing gender roles in 20th century America.

Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918

Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918 by Peter Rees
ISBN: 1741755492
Published by Allen & Unwin on September 1st 2008
Genres: History, Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 363

Len's Summary: Based on the diaries and letters of those who served, as well as official papers and records.

Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War

Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World WarMobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War by Kimberly Jensen
ISBN: 9780252074967
Published by University of Illinois Press on February 8th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 244

Len's Summary: WWI opened a new front in the debate over women’s place in society and the military.

Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies

Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First LadiesEllen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies by Kristie Miller
ISBN: 9780700617371
Published by University Press of Kansas on October 15th 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Political, Presidents & Heads of State, Women, History, United States, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: Wilson’s wives major influence on his life and politics.

Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923

Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923 by Ingrid Sharp, Matthew Stibbe
ISBN: 9789004191723
Published by Brill on February 14th 2011
Genres: Social Science, Women's Studies, Feminism & Feminist Theory, History, Europe, General
Pages: 428

Len's Summary: An interdisciplinary work of eighteen chapters covering the countries of Europe examining the importance of women and their causes in creating a post war agenda.

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War IDeliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I by Mary W. Schaller, Nancy Johnson Crawford
ISBN: 9781570039508
Published by University of South Carolina Press on January 1st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Women, History, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 170

Len's Summary: Letters from American women travelers caught in Europe in August 1914. // Traveling on the traditional Grand Tour in August 1914, the 25-year-old daughter of a Kentucky Congressman struggles to find a way home as railways are commandeered for troop movements, trans-Atlantic liners scurry for home ports, banks suspend foreign exchange operations and the lights go out all over Europe.

Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War

Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great WarOf Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War by Erika Kuhlman
ISBN: 9780814748398
Published by NYU Press on March 19th 2012
Genres: History, United States, Military, Women's Studies
Pages: 235

Len's Summary: Scholarly social history; picking up the pieces in Germany and America after the war; the internationalization of war memorials and memory; changing social views of widows and widowhood.

Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932

Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932 by Matthew C. Hendley
ISBN: 9780773539617
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on February 27th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 360

Len's Summary: Shows how the strains and stresses of war reshaped popular patriotism and imperialism in Britain by comparing the pre- and post-war histories of three major patriotic organizations.

A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World WarA Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War by Sarah Glassford, Amy Shaw
ISBN: 9780774822572
Published by University of British Columbia Press on March 20th 2013
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Social History, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: Mobilizing women for paid and volunteer employment at home and overseas and the transformation of Canadian society and gender roles wrought by the war.

Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern WarDisturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women's Experience of Modern War by Laura Doan
ISBN: 9780226001616
Published by University of Chicago Press on May 1st 2013
Genres: History, General, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Social Science, Lesbian Studies, Women's Studies
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: A scholarly study of female sexuality against the backdrop of WWI England where women’s roles were in flux in a world without norms

Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Woman in World War One

Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Woman in World War OneFighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Woman in World War One by Kate Adie
ISBN: 9781444759693
Published by Hodder & Stoughton on April 10th 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: How women emerged from their domestic roles to take over the jobs abandoned by men serving in the forces.