Heldenmütter, Kriegerbräute und Amazonen: Entwürfe 'patriotischer' Weiblichkeit zur Zeit der Freiheitskrige

TitleHeldenmütter, Kriegerbräute und Amazonen: Entwürfe 'patriotischer' Weiblichkeit zur Zeit der Freiheitskrige
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsHagemann, Karen
EditorFrevert, Ute
Book TitleMilitär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
Number of Volumes174-200
PublisherKlett-Cotta
CityStuttgart
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This book chapter titled in English "Hero's Mothers, Warrior Brides and Amazons: Ideas of 'Patriotic' Femininity during the Time of the Wars of Liberation" in the edied volume  Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Military and Society in the 19th and 20th Centuries) explores the discourse on patriotic feminity in the period of the Anti-Napoleonic Wars from 1806 bis 1815 in Prussia. It focuses on the different constructions of female spaces and roles in the imagines German nations, from the mothers of the young men  who were asked to vounteer for war and the soldier's wives who were supposed to send there men into battle to the small number of women who dressed as men an joined the Prussian army in the so-called War of Liberation  of 1813-15.

Translated TitleHero's Mothers, Warrior Brides and Amazons: Ideas of 'Patriotic' Femininity during the Time of the Wars of Liberation
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