An Encyclopedia of American Women at War: From the Home Front to the Battlefields, Volume 1

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Lisa Tendrich Frank
ABC-CLIO, 2013 - History - 804 pages
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This encyclopedia contains entries on all of the major themes, organizations, wars, and biographies related to the history of women and the American military. The book traces the evolution of their roles - as leaders, spies, soldiers, and nurses - and illustrates women's participation in actions on the ground as well as in making the key decisions in developing conflicts. From the colonial conflicts with European powers to the current War on Terror, coverage is comprehensive, with material organized in an easy-to-use A-Z ready-reference format. --from back cover.
  

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Contents

The Encyclopedia
1
Chronology
685
Bibliography
697
Categorical Index
737
Index
747
Contributors
797
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