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Author Benini, Stefania

Title Italian Women at War : Sisters in Arms from the Unification to the Twentieth Century
Published Blue Ridge Summit : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (209 pages)
Series The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in Italian studies.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: The Unification of Italy; 1 One in a Mille; 2 Peppa la Cannoniera; 3 "Sono briganta, io, non donna di brigante"; II: The Two World Wars; 4 Women at War; 5 "We Will Build a Better World Together"; 6 Where Women Meet Resistance; III: State Terrorism and the Mafia; 7 A Sister without Arms; 8 Fighting Cosa Nostra with the Camera's Eye; Index; About the Editor and Contributors
Summary Italian Women at War explores Italian women's participation in war and conflict throughout Italy's modern history, beginning with the Unification and ending with the twentieth century. The essays in this volume, which focus on both historical and fictional figures, help to further the discussion on women's participation in violence, warfare (both conventional and unconventional), and political protest throughout Italy
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Subject Women in war -- Italy -- History
Women and war -- Italy -- History
Women soldiers -- Italy -- History
Women and war
Women in war
Women soldiers
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Bouchard, Norma
Gennaro, Benedetta
Re, Lucia
Stewart, Fiona M
Summerfield, Giovanna
Valentini, Daria
Amatangelo, Susan
ISBN 9781611479546