Stacey Barker

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Material Traces of War

Stories of Canadian Women and Conflict, 1914-1945

Material Traces of War: Stories of Canadian Women and Conflict, 1914–1945, looks at how Canadian women experienced the world wars through objects, images, and archival documents. The book … ; ; 338 View
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Introduction

World at War, Women at War

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In the introduction, the authors discuss how our analysis of the world wars is gendered, with men playing the active role in combat and decision-making. They also detail some of the museum work … ; ; 9 $0.90 Add
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That Men May Fight

Women and Military Service during the World Wars

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This chapter describes what some Canadian women did in the military along with how they pushed and lobbied for expanded roles. From military nurses in both wars, to paramilitary auxiliary corps, … ; ; 71 $7.10 Add
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Selfless Service

Women and Volunteering in Wartime

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In both world wars, volunteering was arguably the most socially acceptable manner for women to support the war effort. This chapter includes a number of stories of individuals whose contributions … ; ; 54 $5.40 Add
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Backing the Attack

Women Workers at War

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Women pushed against many barriers during the world wars, breaking through some and weakening others, and the labour force was one of them. The women in this chapter came from a variety of … ; ; 66 $6.60 Add
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"Deeply Regret to Inform you"

Women, Worry, and Loss

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This chapter looks at the stress and anguish that was women’s persistent and most commonly shared experience of the world wars. Here, the authors consider objects that suggest women’s … ; ; 54 $5.40 Add
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Conclusion

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In the conclusion, the authors explore the return to "normalcy" after the end of war. For the women in this book, the return to normalcy was a mixed bag. ; ; 4 $0.40 Add