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Title Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe / edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 251 pages) : illustrations
Series Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-237) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Europe, Eastern -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Sex role -- Europe, Eastern.
Eastern Europe.
Genre Electronic books.
Military history.
Electronic books.
Contents Introduction : gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe / Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur -- Challenging gender roles/restoring order -- "Female generals" and "Siberian angels" : aristocratic nurses and the Austro-Hungarian POW relief / Alon Rachamimov -- Civilizing the soldier in postwar Austria / Maureen Healy -- Between Red Army and White Guard : women in Budapest, 1919 / Eliza Ablovatski -- Gendered collaborating and resisting -- Dumplings and domesticity : women, collaboration, and resistance in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia / Melissa Feinberg -- Denouncers and fraternizers : gender, collaboration, and retribution in Bohemia and Moravia during World War II and after / Benjamin Frommer -- Family, gender, and ideology in World War II Latvia / Mara Lazda -- Remembering war : gendered bodies, gendered stories -- Kosovo maiden(s) : Serbian women commemorate the wars of national liberation, 1912-1918 / Melissa Bokovoy -- Women's stories as sites of memory : gender and remembering Romania's world wars / Maria Bucur -- The nation's pain and women's shame : Polish women and wartime violence / Katherine R. Jolluck -- "The alienated body" : gender identity and the memory of the Siege of Leningrad / Lisa A. Kirschenbaum.
Summary This volume explores the role of gender on both the home and fighting fronts in eastern Europe during World Wars I and II. By using gender as a category of analysis, the authors seek to arrive at a more nuanced understanding of the subjective nature of wartime experiences and representations. While historians have long equated the fighting front with the masculine and the home front with the feminine, the contributors challenge these dichotomies, demonstrating that they are based on culturally embedded assumptions about heroism and sacrifice. Major themes include the ways in which wartime ex.
Other Author Wingfield, Nancy M. (Nancy Meriwether)
Bucur-Deckard, Maria, 1968-
Other Title Print version: Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006 0253347319 9780253347312
Other Title Gender and war in 20th century Eastern Europe