Reformers, Nurses, and Ladies in Uniform: The Changing Status of Military Women (c. 1815-c.1914)

TitleReformers, Nurses, and Ladies in Uniform: The Changing Status of Military Women (c. 1815-c.1914)
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsHacker, Barton C.
EditorHacker, Barton C., and Margaret Vining
Book TitleHistory of Warfare: A Companion to Women's Military History
Pagination137-187
PublisherBrill
CityLeiden; Boston
Abstract

This chapter looks at the changing status roles of women in the military and how it drastically changed during the nineteenth century. It analyzes the effect of Republicanism and mass mobilization, along with the economic spread of industrialization, and how they affected Western society and womens' roles.

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