New PDF release: Women and the Great War: Femininity under Fire in Italy

By A. Belzer

Drawing on either wartime discourse approximately ladies and the voices of person girls dwelling on the Italian entrance, Allison Belzer analyzes how ladies participated within the nice warfare and the way it affected them. the good warfare remodeled ladies into purveyors and recipients of a brand new female perfect that emphasised their prestige as nationwide electorate. even if Italian ladies didn't achieve the vote, they did stumble upon a much less empowering type of girl citizenship simply after the struggle ended with Mussolini's Fascism. due to the nice warfare, many girls seized the chance to take part in a society that persevered to acknowledge them as guardians of the nation.

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