Genders and Identities in War and Peace
Edited by Billie Melman
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Borderlines by Billie Melman
Book DescriptionBorderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences and identities of women and men during this period of transformation from peace to war, and again to peace. Drawing on a wide range of materials, from government policy and propaganda to subversive trench journalism and performance, from fiction, drama and film to the record of activists in various movements and in various countries, Borderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences and identities of women and men during this period of transformation from peace to war, and again to peace.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415911139
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Billie Melman
Culture of History, Hardback (June 2006)
Billie Melman takes us on a panoramic voyage of the 'culture of history' which developed in England after the French Revolution. She vividly recovers unexplored aspects of popular history, and unpicks notions of the uncosy past, a place of pleasurable horror and sensationalism, which survived into the 1950s.
Borderlines, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by Billie Melman
This work weaves together the study of gender during World War I with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. The author challenges some current interpretations of the gendered experience of war, especially that of women, and its relation to national identity.
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Author Biography - Billie Melman
Billie Melman is Associate Professor of History at Tel-Aviv University and the author of Women's Orient's and Women and the Popular Imagination in the Twenties.
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