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British Women and the Spanish Civil War - Angela Jackson

British Women and the Spanish Civil War

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Through oral and written narratives, this book examines the interaction between women and the war in Spain, their motivation, the distinctive form of their involvement, and the effect of the war on their individual lives. These themes are related to wider issues, such as the nature of memory and the role of women within the public sphere. Throughout the study the author distils the most recent theoretical work in the fields of oral history, psychoanalytic methodology for historians, and the anthropological, historical and cultural studies on memory and memorialization.

1 Introduction -- 2 Theclarion call: Women and the melioristic motive -- 3 Committee culture: Women and mobilisation -- 4 'A woman's work in wartime': Women in Spain -- 5 'A far cry': Women and the voice of empathy -- 6 Aftermath: Women and the memory of war -- 7 Conclusion -- App. I: Profiles -- App. II: Interviews: theory and methodology -- App. III: Organisations and groups

ISBN: 9780203219591
ISBN-10: 0203219597
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 11th April 2002