Corsets to Camouflage (BOK)

Kate Adie

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Uniform is universally seen as both a stamp of authority and of official acceptance. But the sight of a woman in military uniform still provokes controversy. Although more women are now taking prominent roles in combat, the status implied by uniform is often regarded as contrary to the general perception of womanhood. In association with the Imperial War Museum, this is the first book to look at the image of uniformed women, both in conflict and in civilian roles throughout the twentieth century. Kate Adie examines the extraordinary range of jobs that uniformed women have performed, from nursing to the armed services. Through contemporary correspondence and many personal stories she brings the enormous and often unsung achievements of women in uniform vividly to life, and 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.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Kate Adie
Forlag
HODDER & STOUGHTON
ISBN 9780340820605
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 253 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Uniforms & insignia