Feature Articles - Women and WWI - Bibliography and Useful Links

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Useful Links: Women and WWI

(Accessed January 2006)FROM: Encyclopedia of the First World War: Women and War

Outstanding Women Involved in WWI
Aldrich, Mildred
Allen, Mary
Bagnold, Enid
Bochkareva, Maria
Bondfield, Margaret
Borden, Mary
Brittain, Vera
Cannan, May Wedderburn
Cathcart-Smith, Catherine
Cole, Margaret
Cooper, Selina
Corbett-Ashby, Margery
Dadeshkeliani, Kati
Dawson, Margaret
Despard, Charlotte
Douglas-Pennant, Violet
Fairchild, Helen
Farmborough, Florence
Furse, Katharine
Gwynne-Vaughan, Helen
Hamilton, Cicely
Hamilton, Mary
Haverfield, Evelina (also featured on this site)
Holtby, Winifred (also featured on this site)
Inglis, Elsie
Jameson, Storm
Lawrence, Dorothy
Lawrence, Frieda
Lee, Jennie
Llewelyn Davies, Margaret
Macarthur, Mary
Macmillan, Chrystal
McMillan, Margaret
McMillan, Rachel
Mitchell, Hannah
Morrell, Ottoline
Orczy, Emma
Pankhurst, Christabel
Pankhurst, Emmeline
Pankhurst, Sylvia
Pope, Jessie
Ross, Ishbel
Sandes, Flora (also featured on this site)
Schreiner, Olive
Sergeant, Elizabeth S.
Sinclair, May (also featured on this site)
Stobart, Mabel
Swanwick, Helena
Thomas, Helen
Thomas, Margaret Haig
Thomas, Myfanwy
Tilley, Vesta
Ward, Mrs. Humphrey
Wells-Barnett, Ida
Wharton, Edith
Wilkinson, Ellen
Yurlova, Marina

Women’s Official and Unofficial Organisations

First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)
National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NWUSS)
Scottish Women's Hospital Unit
Voluntary Aid Detachments (VAD)
Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU)
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)
Women's Hospital Corps
Women's International League
Women's Land Army (WLA)
Women's Patrols
Women's Peace Party
Women's Police Service (WPS)
Women's Royal Airforce (WRA)
Women's Royal Navy Service (WRNS)
Women's Trade Union League

Websites on Women and World War I (except signed essays, academic articles or book selections)

Female Roles in the World Wars (Wikipedia)

First World War.com: Primary Documents: U.S. 19th Amendment: Women's Right to Vote, 18 August 1920

First World War.com: Primary Documents: Primary Documents: Belgian Women's Societies on Germany's Policy of Deporting Belgians to Germany, 18 November 1916

Imperial War Museum: No Job for a Woman - The Effects of War on Women's Lives During the 20th and 21st Centuries

Munitionettes, The

PBS: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century: Historians

Diane Atkinson: Women and the Vote in Britain

Diane Atkinson: The British Suffragettes

Gail Braybon: Women’s Contributions to the War Effort

Unsung Women of World War One, The: The Signal Corps Women, in Military Women Veteran: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

White Feathers

Women and the Home Front during the War (link collection)

Women and War Work

Women in the First World Wars: Guide Picks (with plenty of relevant links)

Women in World War One (within the History Learning site)

WWI Women Posters

WWI: Thirty Thousand Women Were There in Military Women Veteran: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Articles and Book Excerpts by Author

Christides, Michelle, Doughboy Center: The Story of a Hello Girl

Denault, Leigh, History 295, February 5, 1999

Evans, Richard, Comrades and Sisters: Feminism, Socialism and Pacifism in Europe, 1870-1945 (Sussex: Wheatsheaf Books, 1987), pp. 66-90.

Goldstein, Joshua S, Selections from Chapters 2, 5 and 6 of War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Viceversa (Cambridge University Press, 2001) in The Women of World War I

Bibliography: Women and World War I

Ackelsberg, Martha A, Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1991

Addams Jane & Alice Hamilton, Women at the Hague (Classics in Women's Studies). Prometheus Books, 2003

Alberti, Johanna (ed.) Beyond Suffrage. Feminists in War and Peace, 1914-1928. London: Macmillan, 1989

Bard, Christine, Les Filles de Marianne: Histoire des f�minismes 1914-1940. Paris: Fayard, 1995

Barlow, Adrian, Women Writers and the War 1914-16. In The Great War in British Literature. Cambridge: C.U.P., 2000. 26-29

Berkman, Joyce, Feminism, War, and Peace Politics: The Case of World War I In Elshtain and Tobias eds., Women, Militarism, and War: Essays in History, Politics, and Social Theory. Savage, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 141–60., 1990

Boak, Helen, Women in Weimar Germany: the Frauenfrage and the Female Vote. R. Bessel and E.J. Feuchtwanger (eds.), Social Change and Political Development in Weimar Germany. London: Croom Helm, 1981

Bourke, Joanna, An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in Twentieth Century History. London: Granta Books, 2000

Braybon, Gail & Penny Summerfield, Out of the Cage: Women's Experiences in Two World Wars. London: Methuen (Pandora Press), 1987

Braybon, Gail, Women Workers in the First World War: The British Experience. London: Croom Helm; Totowa, N.J.: Barnes & Noble, 1981

Brown, Carrie, Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women Workers of the First World War. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2000

Buck, Claire, British Women’s Writing of the Great War. In Vincent Sherry (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World War. Cambridge: C.U.P., 2005. 85-112

Byles, Joan Montgomery, War, Women, and Poetry, 1914-1945: British and German Writers and Activists. Newark: University of Delaware Press & London: Associated University Presses, 1995

Capel Mart�nez, Rosa Mar�a, El Sufragio Femenino en la Segunda Republica Espa�ola. Madrid: Direcci�n de la Mujer de la Communidad de Madrid, 1992

Cardinal, Agnes, Three First World War Plays by Women. Wolfgang Gortschacher and Holger Klein (eds.). Modern War on Stage and Screen (Der Moderne Krieg Auf Der Buhne). New York: Edwin Mellen, 2000. 305-316

Cohen, Debra Rae, Remapping the Home Front: Locating Citizenship in British Women’s Great War Fiction. Boston: Northeastern University, 2002

Condell, Diana & Jane Liddiard, Working for Victory? Images of Women in the First World War. London: Routledge, 1987

Cooke, Miriam & Angela Woollacott (eds.), Gendering War Talk Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1993

Cooke, Miriam, Women and the War Story. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996

Cooper, Helen; Adrienne Munich, & Susan Squier (eds.) Arms and the Woman: War, Gender and Literary Representation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989

Culleton, Claire A, Working Class Culture, Women, and Britain, 1914-1921. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2000

Daniel, Ute; Margaret Ries (translator), The War from Within: German Women in the First World War (Legacy of the Great War S.) Oxford and Gordonsville, VA: Berg Publishers, 1997

Darrow, Margaret H, French Women and the First World War: War Stories of the Home Front (Legacy of the Great War S.). Oxford and Gordonsville, VA: Berg Publishers, 2000

Davis, Belinda J, Home Fires Burning: Food, Politics and Everyday Life in World War I Berlin. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000

Elshtain, Jean Bethke & Sheila Tobias, Women, Militarism, and War: Essays in History, Politics and Social Theory. Savage, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1990

Elshtain, Jean Bethke, Women and War. New York: Basic Book, 1987

Enloe, Cynthia, Does Khaki Become You? The Militarization of Women's Lives. Boston: South End Press, 1983

Gallagher, Jean, The World Wars through the Female Gaze. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000

Gavin, Lettie, American Women in World War I. Boulder, Co: University of Colorado, Department of Fine Arts, 1997

Goldamn, Dorothy (ed.) Woman and World War I: The Written Response. London: Macmillan, 1993

Goldman, Dorothy with Jane Gledhill & Judith Hattaway, Women Writers and the Great War. New York: Twayne Publishers and London: Prentice Hall International, 1995

Goldman, Nancy Loring (ed.), Female Soldiers: Combatants or Noncombatants? Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1982

Goldberg, Nancy Sloan. Woman, Your Hour Is Sounding: Continuity and Change in French Women's Great War Fiction, 1914-1919. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2000

Goldstein, Joshua S, War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Viceversa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001

Grayzel, Susan R. (ed.) Women's Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1999

Griffiths, Gareth, Women's Factory Work in World War I. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 1991

Gubar, Susan & Gilbert, Sandra, (1989) No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth-Century. Vol. 2: Sexchanges. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. Chapter 7: Soldier's Heart: Literary Men, Literary Women, and the Great War, pp. 258-323

Gullace, Nioletta, The Blood of Our Sons, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004

Hanley, Lynn, Writing War: Fiction, Gender and Memory. Amherst: University of Massachussets Press, 1991

Hewitt, Linda, Women Marines in World War I. Washington, DC: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, US Marine Corps., 1974

Higgonet, Margaret (ed.) Nurses at the Front: Writing the Wounds of the Great War. Boston: Northeastern University Press: 2001

Higonnet, Margaret (ed.) Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I. New York: Plume, 1999

Higonnet, Margaret R.; Jane Jenson, Sonya Michael, & Margaret C. Weitz, Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987

Holton, Sandra Stanley, Feminism and Democracy: Women's Suffrage and Reform Politics in Britain, 1900-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986

Isaakson, Eva (ed.) Women and the Military System. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1988

Kennedy, Kathleen, Disloyal Mothers and Scurrilous Citizens: Women and Subversion During World War I . Indiana University Press, 1999

Khan, Nosheen, Women's Poetry of the First World War. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988

Klein, Yvonne (ed.) Beyond the Home Front: Women's Autobiographical Writing of the Two World Wars. Houndmills: MacMillan, 1997

Kulhman, Erika A, Petticoats and White Feathers: Gender Conformity, Race, the Progressive Peace Movement and the Debate Over War, 1895-1919 (Contributions in Women's Studies). Greenwood Press, 1997

Lee, Janet, War Girls. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005

Marlow, Joyce (ed.) The Virago Book of Women and the Great War. London: Virago, 1998

Marwick, Arthur, Women at War. London: Fontana Original, 1977

Maurine Weiner Greenwald, Women, War and Work: The Impact of World War I on Women Workers in the United States. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990

Mitchell, David, Monstrous Regiment: The Story of the Women of the First World War. New York: Macmillan, 1965

Ouditt, Sharon, Fighting Forces, Writing Women: Identity and Ideology in the First World War. London and New York: Routledge, 1994

Proctor, Tammy E, Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War. New York: New York University Press, 2003

Pugh, Martin, Politicans and the Women's Vote, 1914-1918, History, 59, 1974, pp 358-374

Pugh, Martin, Women and Women's Movement in Britain 1915-1959. London: MacMillan, 1992

Raitt, Suzanne & Tate, Trudi (eds.) Women's Fiction and the Great War. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997

Scates, Bruce; Rae Frances & Frances Raelene, Women and the Great War (Women in Australian History S.) Cambridge: C.U.P., 1998

Schneider, Dorothy & Carl J. Schneider, Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I. New York: Viking Press, 1991

Skinner, Richard, The Red Dancer: The Life and Times of Mata Hari. New York: Ecco, 2003

Smith, Angela K, The Second Battlefield: Women, Modernism and the First World War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000

Tate, Trudi, Modernism, History and the First World War. Manchester: MUP & New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998

Thom, Deborah, Nice Girls and Rude Girls: Women Workers in World War 1 (Social & Cultural History Today S.). London: I.B. Tauris, 2000

Tylee, Claire M, The Great War and Women's Consciousness: Images of Militarism and Womanhood in Women's Writings, 1914-1964. London: Macmillan, 1990

Tylee, Claire, Maleness Run Riot: The Great War and Women's Resistance to Militarism. Women's Studies International Forum, Vol.11. No3. pp. 199-210, 1988

Tylee, Claire (ed.) Women, the First World War and the Dramatic Imagination: Internationa Essays (1914-1999). London: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000

Vellacott Newberry, Joanne, Anti-War Suffragists, History, 62, 1977, pp 411-425

Wall, Richard and Winter, J. M. (eds.) The Upheaval of War: Family, Work and Welfare in Europe 1914-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988

Wheelwright, Annie, Amazons and Military Maids: Women Who Dressed as Men in the Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness. London: Pandora, 1989

Wiltsher, Anne, Dangerous Women: Feminist Peace Campaigners of the Great War. London: Pandora, 1985

Woolf, Virginia, Three Guineas (1938). London: The Hogarth Press, 1986

Woollacott, Angela On their Lives Depend: Munitions Workers in the Great War. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994

Zeiger, Susan, In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers with the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004

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