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The Women’s Movement in Wartime

International Perspectives, 1914–19

  • Alison S. Fell
  • Ingrid Sharp

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Alison S. Fell, Ingrid Sharp
    Pages 1-17
  3. June Purvis
    Pages 141-157
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 260-272

About this book


This comparative, interdisciplinary book explores the responses of the women's movement to World War I in all of the major belligerent nations. The contributors cover key topics including women's relationship with the state, women's war service, mothers in wartime, suffrage, peace and the aftermath of war, and women's guilt and responsibility.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alison S. Fell
    • 1
  • Ingrid Sharp
    • 2
  1. 1.Lancaster UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of LeedsUK

About the editors

JUDIT ACSÁDY Sociology Research Institute, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary SANTANU DAS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London, UK PETER DAVIES Senior Lecturer in German, the University of Edinburgh, UK ALISON S. FELL Lecturer in French Studies, Lancaster University, UK KIMBERLY JENSEN Professor of History and Gender Studies, Western Oregon University, USA ERIKA KUHLMAN Assistant Professor of History, Idaho State University, USA CATHERINE O'BRIEN Lecturer in French and Film Studies, Kingston University, UK JUNE PURVIS Professor of Women's and Gender History, the University of Portsmouth, UK INGRID SHARP Senior Lecturer in German, Leeds University, UK JOANNA SHEARER PhD candidate, Oxford Brookes University, UK OLGA SHNYROVA Director of Gender Studies and Associate Professor, the Ivanovo State University, Russia CLAUDIA SIEBRECHT PhD candidate, Trinity College Dublin, ROI ANGELA K. SMITH Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing, the University of Plymouth, UK MATTHEW STIBBE Senior Lecturer in History, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

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