Sisters in Arms: Female Warriors From Antiquity to the New Millennium

Sisters in Arms: Female Warriors From Antiquity to the New Millennium

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Sisters in Arms charts the evolution of women in combat, from the Scythian warriors who inspired the Amazonian myth, to the passing soldiers and sailors of the eighteenth century, and on to the re-emergence of women as official members of the armed forces in the twentieth century. Author Julie Wheelwright traces our fascination with these forgotten heroines, using their own words, including official documents, diaries, letters and memoirs, to bring their experiences vividly to life. She examines their contemporary legacy and the current role of women in the armed forces, while calling into question the enduring relationship between masculinity and combat.
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ISBN: 9781472838001

Published Date: February 18, 2020

Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Language: English

Page Count: 320

Size: 9.50" l x 6.50" w x 1.00" h