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Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Reviewed by
May 1995, no. 170
Jeff Grey reviews 'Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century' edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century

edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Cambridge University Press $90 hb, $29.95 pb

Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Reviewed by
May 1995, no. 170

The serious academic study of war has grown considerably in Australia in the last ten to fifteen years, bringing with it an often welcome diversification in focus and a willingness to subject old issues to fresh scrutiny. One sign of the increasing acceptance of war as a subject of serious study in the universities is the increasing number of university historians and other who, with little knowledge of or interest in the mechanics of war, nonetheless extend their work to include consideration of war and the military as these affect their particular areas of interest.

Jeff Grey reviews 'Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century' edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century

edited by Marilyn Lake and Joy Damousi

Cambridge University Press $90 hb, $29.95 pb

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