Beyond Combat : Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era
By: Stur, Heather Marie.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (280 p.).ISBN: 9781139137652.Subject(s): Masculinity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Masculinity -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century | Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Sex role -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Female | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women | Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond Combat : Women and Gender in the Vietnam War EraDDC classification: 959.704 | 959.704/3082 | 959.7043082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Vietnamese Women in the American Mind; Dragon Ladies, Geishas, and Roses; Madame Nhu- "Joan of Arc or Dragon Lady?"; Images of Vietnamese Women in GI Folklore; Gender Ideology in Wartime Saigon; "Miniskirts Thinner than Memories Denied"; 2 "She Could Be the Girl Next Door"; Domesticity on the Battlefront; Girl Next Door Gone to War; "Nonsexual Symbols of Purity and Goodness"; Race and SRAO; "Round eyes" and Pretty Smiles in the Combat Zone; 3 "We Werent Called Soldiers, We Were Called Ladies"
"Share the Army Adventure""Women of strength were always my heroes"; "Sometimes you were the last one they saw"; "There Is Always the Possibility of a Terrorist Attack"; Race and Military Womens Experiences in Vietnam; 4 Gender and Americas "Faces of Domination" in Vietnam; John Wayne and Cold War Masculinities; Gentle Warriors; "All the Way with Negligee"; Madame Phuong versus the Warriors; "Black Babies" - Living Legacies of the Vietnam War; Winter Soldiers; 5 Liberating Men and Women; Gender Liberation; "Come See Us at the Strut"; Antiwar WACs; "Asian Women and the Lifer Mind"
Black Servicemen and Servicewomen United in Dissent"The Opposite of Militarism Isnt Pacifism, Its Feminism"; Conclusion; Gender and a Changing Military; "What Vietnam Did to Us"; "The Remasculinization of America"; Bibliography; Index
This book analyzes the Vietnam War, focusing attention on women and gender.
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