Women and Yugoslav Partisans : A History of World War II Resistance
By: Batinic, Jelena.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (300 p.).ISBN: 9781316333709.Subject(s): Sex role--Yugoslavia--History | Women guerrillas--Yugoslavia--History | Women soldiers--Yugoslavia--History | World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female | World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Yugoslavia | World War, 1939-1945--Women--YugoslaviaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and Yugoslav Partisans : A History of World War II ResistanceDDC classification: 940.53/497082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of illustrations; Note on translation; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Gender, Revolution, and War in Scholarly Literature; Sources and Organization; World War II in the Western Balkans: The Background; 1 "To the People, She Was a Character from Folk Poetry"; The Partisan Recruitment Strategies; "Backward" Peoples, "Ignorant" Women, and "The Promise of Gender Equality"; Invoking the Epics; Heroines in the Culture of Hero Worship; Conclusions; 2 The "Organized Women"; Precursors; Development of the AFW
Successes and FailuresThe Charge of Feminism; Conclusions; 3 The Heroic and the Mundane; The Party Approves Female Combatants; The Profile of the Partizanka; Problems of Integration; "The Revolution Has No Time for Motherhood"; Withdrawal of the partizanka; "Wartime Days Were My Most Beautiful Days"; Conclusions; 4 The Personal as a Site of Party Intervention; Personal Life of a Revolutionary: Values and Norms; Protecting the Honor of the Party: Regulations; Conclusions; 5 After the War Was Over; Women's Position in Tito's Yugoslavia; Remembering the partizanka; Conclusion; Conclusion
Selected BibliographyArchives; Periodicals and Newspapers; Published Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
The book focuses on the mass participation of women in the communist-led Yugoslav Partisan resistance during World War II.
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