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In this clearly written, well-organized book, Nathan traces the gains women in the military have made from the Revolutionary War to the present day, including the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Glimpses of each time period are skillfully woven into the text, providing a solid historical overview. Each major war is discussed from the perspective of the female participants of that era, and quotes from individuals, insets with mini biographies, and an abundance of period photographs bring the narrative to life. The slow and difficult transition from women acting as helpers on the battlefield to fighting as soldiers alongside their male counterparts is described in detail. A discussion of sexual harassment and racial discrimination sheds light on some of the problems women have faced. Readers will find this book valuable for research and interesting for browsing.

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From the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War, this work commemorates the courageous American women who have proudly served their country, tracing their long struggle as full members of the armed forces. Illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792263302
Foreword:
Cronkite, Walter
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Foreword by:
Cronkite, Walter
Foreword:
Cronkite, Walter
Author:
Nathan, Amy
Author:
Cronkite, Walter
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Women soldiers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Technical
Subject:
Women and war
Subject:
Women and the military
Subject:
United States Armed Forces Women.
Subject:
History - Military & Wars
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1251
Publication Date:
March 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11.26x8.84x.45 in. 1.20 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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