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The Resource Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women, Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg

Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women, Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg

Label
Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women
Title
Amazons to fighter pilots
Title remainder
a biographical dictionary of military women
Statement of responsibility
Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With entries overviewing groups such as the Amazons, women in the Spanish Civil War, and Native American women and entries profiling over 300 women, tells their stories, focusing particularly on women who fought. With a focus on those who fought, this two-volume reference for scholars and general readers contains alphabetically arranged entries on some 300 military women from antiquity to the present. The entries are also listed by geographic region, time period, branch of service, prisoner status, and by group or organization. Pennington (affiliation not cited) presents a historical overview of women in the military and in war in the introduction, while an extensive timeline traces the accomplishments of women in military history reaching back to 9000 BCE. Bibliographic surveys of women as prisoners of war and women's participation in military medicine are found in the appendix
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355/.0082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U52
LC item number
.A44 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pennington, Reina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women soldiers
  • Women sailors
  • Women sailors
  • Women soldiers
  • Militairen
  • Vrouwen
Label
Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women, Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e2d8-aa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
V. 1. A-Q -- v. 2. R-Z
Control code
ocm51281184
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (lxviii, 760 pages)
Isbn
9780313327070
Lccn
2002044777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51281184
  • (OCoLC)51281184
Label
Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women, Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e2d8-aa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
V. 1. A-Q -- v. 2. R-Z
Control code
ocm51281184
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (lxviii, 760 pages)
Isbn
9780313327070
Lccn
2002044777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51281184
  • (OCoLC)51281184

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