Men, Women and War

TitleMen, Women and War
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsVan Creveld, Martin
Number of Pages287

Throughout history, women have been shielded from the heat of battle, their role limited to supporting the men who do the actual fighting. Now all that has changed, and for the first time females have taken their place on the front lines. But, do they actually belong there? A distinguished military historian answers the question with a vehement "no," arguing women are less physically capable, more injury-prone, given more lenient conditions, and disastrous for morale and military preparedness. A controversial argument against women's participation on an equal footing with men in actual acts of war,

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