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Author Adie, Kate.

Title Corsets to camouflage : women and war / Kate Adie
Published London., [England] : Hodder & Stoughton, [2003]
©2003

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Description ix., 246 pages : illustrations(some color)., portraits ; 26cm
regular print
Contents 1. Maids in Armour -- 2. Dashingly to War -- 3. Sarajevo: A Bullet through the Corset -- 4. We Think You Ought to Go -- 5. Your Country Needs You -- 6. A Foreign Call to Arms -- 7. Way Behind the Front Line at Home -- 8. Mud and Blood -- 9. A Square Meal But a Yellow Face -- 10. Flu and Flappers -- 11. To the Barricades -- 12. On Target -- Fire -- 13. Up in the Air and All at Sea -- 14. Kettle at the Ready -- 15. Watch that Fire and Knit for Victory -- 16. Turnips, Bullets and Angels -- 17. Unsung Stories -- 18. We Did it -- Now What? -- 19. Wimmin and War -- 20. The Right to Fight
Summary A study of the image of uniformed women, both in conflict and in civilian roles throughout the 20th century. Kate Adie looks at how far women have come in a century which, for them, began restricted in corsets and has ended on the battlefield in camouflage
Analysis Great Britain
Armed forces
Defence personnel
Social change
Social conditions
Wars
Women
Attitudes
History
Uniforms
Overseas item
Notes Includes Index
In association with a major exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, 15 October 2003 - 18 April 2004
Bibliography Bibliography: page 243
Subject Women's Land Army (Great Britain)
Women's Land Army
Women and war -- Great Britain -- History.
Women soldiers -- Great Britain -- History.
Women and war -- History.
Women soldiers -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain.
Military nursing -- Great Britain -- History.
Women -- Uniforms -- History.
Military uniforms -- History.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- Great Britain.
Women's Royal Army Corps
Women's Royal Air Force
Women's Royal Navy Service
Women's Land Army
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.
Military uniforms -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- History -- 20th century.
Women and war.
United Kingdom -- Armed Forces -- Women -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Author Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
LC no. 2004351557
ISBN 0340820594 hardback
Other Titles Women and war
OTHER TI Women and war (Exhibition)