Mobilizing Minerva : American women in the First World War / Kimberly Jensen.
By: Jensen, Kimberly.Material type: TextPublisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008Description: xvii, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780252032370 (cloth : alk. paper); 0252032373 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780252074967 (paper : alk. paper); 0252074963 (paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States | Women and war -- United States | Women -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Mobilizing Minerva.DDC classification: 940.3/73082
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -229) and index.
Preface : "Mobilizing woman power" : in the First Wold War -- Prelude : The Washington, D.C., suffrage parade of 1913 -- Negotiating gender and citizenship : context for the First World War -- Gender and violence : context and experience in the era of the World War -- "Whether we vote or not--we are going to shoot" : women and armed defense on the home front -- "The fighting, biting, and scratching kind" : good girls, bad girls, and women's soldiering -- Uncle Sam's loyal nieces : women physicians, citizenship, and wartime military service -- Helping women who pay the "rapacious price" of war : women's medical units in France -- A base hospital is not a Coney Island dance hall : nurses, citizenship, hostile work environment, and military rank -- "Danger ahead for the counrty" : civic roles and safety for the consumer-civilian in postwar America.