A Companion to Women's Military History(Hardback) - 2012 by Margaret Vining Barton C. Hacker

By Margaret Vining Barton C. Hacker

Army associations have in every single place and continually formed the process heritage, yet women's close to common participation in them has mostly long past overlooked. This quantity addresses the altering relationships among girls and army from antiquity to the current. The 8 chapters partly I current vast, scholarly stories of the prevailing literature to supply a transparent knowing of the place we stand. a longer photograph essay files visually women's army paintings because the 16th century. The book's moment half contains 8 exemplary articles, extra narrowly centred than the survey articles yet illustrating a few of their significant subject matters. army background will take advantage of acknowledging women's participation, as will women's historical past from spotting army associations as significant elements in molding women's lives. members contain Jorit Wintjes, Mary Elizabeth Ailes, John A. Lynn, Barton C. Hacker, Kimberly Jensen, Margaret Vining, D'Ann M. Campbell, Carol B. Stevens, Jan Noel, Elizabeth Prelinger, Donna Alvah, Karen Hagemann, Yehudit Kol-Inbar, Dorotea Gucciardo and Megan Howatt, and Judith Hicks Stiehm.

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3 [Bennett and McElwain 1925]); in many cases, however, the historicity of these episodes is suspect. Apart from giving support in the ways discussed above, women could be found among the camp followers of Hellenistic armies, much as they had been in the classical period. Unfortunately, evidence for the organized employment of women in the context of Hellenistic armies similar to the passage in Thucydides concerning the Athenians in the Peloponnesian War is absent, but there are various accounts of women accompanying Hellenistic armies.

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