The Hello Girls

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674971477
Size: 28.88 MB
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In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately ...

The Hello Girls

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674978544
Size: 57.86 MB
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In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately ...

In Uncle Sam S Service

Author: Susan Zeiger
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801431661
Size: 71.43 MB
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Although wealthy women volunteers--members of the so-called "heiress corps"--monopolized public attention, Susan Zeiger reveals that the majority of AEF women were wage-earners.

It S My Country Too

Author: Jerri Bell
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 161234934X
Size: 77.28 MB
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This inspiring anthology it the first to convey the noteworthy experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words-from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East.

Soldier Girls

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668120
Size: 19.86 MB
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What Thorpe accomplishes in Soldier Girls is something far greater than describing the experience of women in the military. The book is a solid chunk of American history...Thorpe triumphs” (The New York Times Book Review).

Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712905
Size: 17.87 MB
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As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand why.

The Hamilton Affair

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628727233
Size: 53.76 MB
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Then you'll want to read The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs. Now a New York Times bestseller, this is an entertaining novel that has gotten great endorsements from Joseph Ellis, Cokie Roberts, Kurt Anderson, and Jim Leher.

Band Of Sisters

Author: Kirsten A. Holmstedt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811702676
Size: 22.19 MB
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Profiles twelve women soldiers who have served in the Iraq War, describing their experiences in the war, discussing the pressures of the job, and touching on the difficulties of being a woman in the military.

The Highest Glass Ceiling

Author: Ellen Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674496078
Size: 59.21 MB
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Best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells the story of three remarkable women who set their sights on the Presidency.

The Second Line Of Defense

Author: Lynn Dumenil
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ISBN: 9781469631219
Size: 29.57 MB
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Telling the stories of a diverse group of women, including African Americans, dissidents, pacifists, reformers, and industrial workers, Dumenil analyzes both the roadblocks and opportunities they faced.