Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Indiana University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2006.
Language:
English
Description

This volume explores the role of gender on both the home and fighting fronts in eastern Europe during World Wars I and II. By using gender as a category of analysis, the authors seek to arrive at a more nuanced understanding of the subjective nature of wartime experience and its representations. While historians have long equated the fighting front with the masculine and the home front with the feminine, the contributors challenge these dichotomies, demonstrating that they are based on culturally embedded assumptionsabout heroism and sacrifice. Major themes include the ways in which wartime experiences challenge traditional gender roles; postwar restoration of gender order; collaboration and resistance; the body; and memory and commemoration.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780253111937
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 09461f27-fc8c-f44e-5ba7-da4de12bf2bd
full_title gender and war in twentieth century eastern europe
author nancy m wingfield and maria bucur
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:23AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1579501686764863488
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author2 NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur.
author_display
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a DJK48.5
callnumber-first D - World History
callnumber-subject DJK - Eastern Europe (General)
days_since_added 3920
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id 09461f27-fc8c-f44e-5ba7-da4de12bf2bd
isbn 9780253111937
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997511||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=179859||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 3920
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)145748026
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical viii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9780253111937
publishDate 2006
publishDateSort 2006
publisher Indiana University Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997511|eBook|eBook||English|Indiana University Press,|c2006.|viii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12997511||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
series2 Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies.
series_with_volume Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
table_of_contents Introduction : gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe / Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur -- Challenging gender roles/restoring order -- "Female generals" and "Siberian angels" : aristocratic nurses and the Austro-Hungarian POW relief / Alon Rachamimov -- Civilizing the soldier in postwar Austria / Maureen Healy -- Between Red Army and White Guard : women in Budapest, 1919 / Eliza Ablovatski -- Gendered collaborating and resisting -- Dumplings and domesticity : women, collaboration, and resistance in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia / Melissa Feinberg -- Denouncers and fraternizers : gender, collaboration, and retribution in Bohemia and Moravia during World War II and after / Benjamin Frommer -- Family, gender, and ideology in World War II Latvia / Mara Lazda -- Remembering war : gendered bodies, gendered stories -- Kosovo maiden(s) : Serbian women commemorate the wars of national liberation, 1912-1918 / Melissa Bokovoy -- Women's stories as sites of memory : gender and remembering Romania's world wars / Maria Bucur -- The nation's pain and women's shame : Polish women and wartime violence / Katherine R. Jolluck -- "The alienated body" : gender identity and the memory of the Siege of Leningrad / Lisa A. Kirschenbaum.
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe
title_alt Gender and war in 20th century Eastern Europe.
title_display Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe
title_full Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe [electronic resource] / edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur
title_short Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe
title_sort gender and war in twentieth-century eastern europe