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Stur, Heather Marie, 1975-
Beyond combat : women and gender in the Vietnam War era / Heather Marie Stur
Cambridge [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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 3rd Floor  DS559.8.W6 S78 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Female
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Women -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Sex role -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century
Masculinity -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Masculinity -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xiii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index
Contents Vietnamese women in the American mind: gender, race, and the Vietnam War -- "She could be the girl next door": the Red Cross SRAO in Vietnam -- "We weren't called soldiers, we were called ladies": WACs and nurses in Vietnam -- Gender and America's "faces of domination" in Vietnam -- Liberating men and women: antiwar GIs speak out against the warrior myth -- Conclusion: "You've come a long way ... maybe": gender after Vietnam
Summary "Beyond combat : women and gender in the Vietnam War incorporates new voices into the Vietnam War narrative by looking at women's experiences. It also examines the ways in which ideas about masculinity shaped the American GI experience in Vietnam, ultimately how some American men and women returned from Vietnam to challenge home front gender norms"-- Provided by publisher
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