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The Wartime Sisters

The Wartime Sisters Book
Author : Lynda Cohen Loigman
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2019-01-22
ISBN : 1250140722
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For fans of Lilac Girls, the next powerful novel from the author of Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist The Two-Family House about two sisters working in a WWII armory, each with a deep secret. "Loigman’s strong voice and artful prose earn her a place in the company of Alice Hoffman and Anita Diamant, whose readers should flock to this wondrous new book." —Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale "The Wartime Sisters shows the strength of women on the home front: to endure, to fight, and to help each other survive.” —Jenna Blum, New York Times and international bestselling author of The Lost Family and Those Who Save Us Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer’s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in the Armory factories as a “soldier of production.” Resentment festers between the two, and secrets are shattered when a mysterious figure from the past reemerges in their lives. "One of my favorite books of the year." —Fiona Davis, national bestselling author of The Dollhouse and The Masterpiece "A stirring tale of loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of long-buried secrets.” —Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling author of The Edge of Lost and Sold on a Monday

The Wartime Nanny

The Wartime Nanny Book
Author : Lizzie Page
Publisher : Bookouture
Release : 2020-09-11
ISBN : 1838882073
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Nazis are everywhere now. We must leave Vienna. It might be that soon our letters won’t get out anymore. Can you help, dear sister? Please, ask for us. Send news, and quickly. Please. London, 1938. Sixteen-year-old Natalie Leeman takes the heart-breaking decision to leave her family behind in Vienna and travel to England to join her cousin Leah in service. Natalie is placed with a wealthy suburban family, the Caplins, as a nanny to their energetic six-year-old. At first, Natalie is delighted by the huge house and beautiful gardens, but things aren’t as perfect as they seem. While Natalie dotes on their child, she is increasingly wary of Mr Caplin, whose gruff manor and fascist politics scare her. And then there are those still waiting at home – Mama and her two sisters, as well as a blossoming romance with her English tutor that had only just begun. But when Vienna falls under Nazi rule, Natalie begins to fear for her family, especially her vivacious, tomboy little sister Libby. Then rumours of a possible escape route from mainland Europe called the kindertransport begin to swirl – can Natalie help her family escape the Nazis before it’s too late? A heartbreaking wartime novel – emotional and unforgettable. Perfect for fans of The Alice Network, The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Before We Were Yours. What readers are saying about Lizzie Page: ‘Twists and turns that keep you turning the page… I must read one more chapter before I turn out the light for the night… fans who enjoyed The Nightingale or Sold on a Monday will love this book as much as me. Authentic, heart-tugging and soul-stirring. Be sure to have tissues nearby.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ’Brought me to tears… If you like romantic historical fiction, particularly which is set in wartime, then this is the book for you! This, at times, bought tears to my eyes and equally a warm glow to my heart.’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘Lizzie Page has gone and done it again with this beautiful, poignant and immensely emotional story… She is by far one of my favourite authors… Lizzie you have blown me away.’ Chicks Rogues and Scandals, 5 stars ‘I adore Lizzie Page’s writing and the way she so brilliantly blends fact and fiction.’ Jill Mansell, bestselling author ‘Page is a wonderful writer, one that draws me in to the story completely and utterly … wonderful characters… brilliantly plotted with a delightfully intertwined story, it has the heartbreak of war and a gorgeous love story… fantastic.’ Short Book and Scribes, 5 stars ‘The story is heartbreaking… This is an all-round excellent read, without a doubt 5 stars from me.’ Booking Good Read, 5 stars ‘This book was hard to put down… One of the best historical fiction books I've read in a very long time.’ Shelly’s Book Nook, 5 stars

Sisters of the War Two Remarkable True Stories of Survival and Hope in Syria Scholastic Focus

Sisters of the War  Two Remarkable True Stories of Survival and Hope in Syria  Scholastic Focus  Book
Author : Rania Abouzeid
Publisher : Scholastic Focus
Release : 2020-09
ISBN : 9781338551129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An extraordinary true account of the enormous tragedy of the Syrian civil conflict. Since the revolution-turned-civil war in Syria began in 2011, over 500,000 civilians have been killed and more than 12 million Syrians have been displaced. Rania Abouzeid, one of the foremost journalists on the topic, follows two pairs of sisters from opposite sides of the conflict to give readers a firsthand glimpse of the turmoil and devastation this strife has wrought. Sunni Muslim Ruha and her younger sister Alaa withstand constant attacks by the Syrian government in rebel-held territory. Alawite sisters Hanin and Jawa try to carry on as normal in the police state of regime-held Syria. The girls grow up in a world where nightly bombings are routine and shrapnel counts as toys. They bear witness to arrests, killings, demolished homes, and further atrocities most adults could not even imagine. Still, war does not dampen their sense of hope. Through the stories of Ruha and Alaa and Hanin and Jawa, Abouzeid presents a clear-eyed and page-turning account of the complex conditions in Syria leading to the onset of the harrowing conflict. With Abouzeid's careful attention and remarkable reporting, she crafts an incredibly empathetic and nuanced narrative of the Syrian civil war, and the promise of progress these young people still embody.

Sisters at War

Sisters at War Book
Author : Clare Flynn
Publisher : Cranbrook Press
Release : 2021-07-28
ISBN : 1914479009
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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1940 Liverpool. Not long married, Hannah and Will Kidd are forced apart by the war. Merchant seaman Will faces the threat of German U-boats as his convoy carries vital food, raw materials and munitions from North America to war-torn Britain. Hannah lives in constant fear for his safety. When Will brings his Italian friend Paolo Tornabene home to meet Hannah, Hannah’s seventeen-year-old sister Judith falls head-over-heels in love. Their love is put to the test when Mussolini declares war on Britain. Judith’s sweetheart is now classed as an enemy alien. Each sister wants only to be with the man she loves but, as the war progresses, the dangers Will faces at sea escalate. With Paolo now a prisoner, tensions between the sisters boil over. A heartbreaking page-turner about the everyday bravery of ordinary people during wartime. From heavily blitzed Liverpool to the terrors of the North Atlantic and the scorched plains of Australia, Sisters at War will bring tears to your eyes and joy to your heart.

Sisters Secrets and Sacrifice

Sisters  Secrets and Sacrifice Book
Author : Susan Ottaway
Publisher : HarperElement
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9780007493050
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The death of an eccentric recluse is rarely an event to be given more than a few lines in a local newspaper. But when, in September 2010, police were called to a tiny, cluttered flat in Torquay and discovered the body of local 'cat lady' Eileen Nearne, they also found a small bundle of possessions that told an amazing story.For Eileen Nearne had been an agent for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, going undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send wireless messages of crucial importance to the Allies. Astonishingly, Eileen was not the only special agent in the family - her sister Jacqueline had also been an SOE. Rarely had two members of the same family sacrificed so much to such dangerous work.SISTERS, SECRETS AND SACRIFICE pays tribute to these fiercely patriotic women with hearts of courage, who fought for freedom at much personal cost. While Jacqueline narrowly avoided capture several times, tirelessly couriering secret documents for the resistance, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated at Ravensbrück concentration camp. She was only 23.This is a true story of triumph and tragedy, of two sisters who sacrificed themselves to defend our freedom, who stood shoulder to shoulder during the darkest of days.

The Runaway Sisters

The Runaway Sisters Book
Author : Ann Bennett
Publisher : Bookouture
Release : 2020-09-15
ISBN : 1838882332
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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‘Heart-wrenching… I could not put it down and it will be one of those books that stay with me for a long time.’ Kirsty Whitlock, 5 stars The story of two sisters fighting to survive in the darkest days of World War Two. A heartbreaking tale of resilience and bravery, about having the courage to sacrifice yourself in order to save the ones you love… Devon, present day: Helen Cavendish’s relationship with her mother has always been strained. Her mother is quiet and stoic, with no other family to speak of, but as Helen goes through her mother’s possessions, packing her up to move her to a care home, she finds photographs of two little evacuee girls that will change everything she thought she knew… 1940: When fifteen-year-old Daisy is evacuated from her home in London, she knows she must look after her younger sister Peggy. She is the only one who can reassure Peggy that life will go back to normal, holding her close and reading to her from their one battered children’s book. But when the sisters are taken into the countryside, Daisy quickly realises that not everyone at home is on the right side of the war. Forced to work in fields alongside orphan children, she finds herself drawn to a young boy called John, who has tried and failed to escape many times before. He protects the other children, and his bravery inspires Daisy. Then Peggy gets sick and Daisy knows that, to save her life, they must run away. As the sounds of German engines grow louder above her, Daisy is faced with an impossible choice: escape with just her sister, or risk her life to save others? It’s a choice that is destined to affect her family for generations… Perfect for fans of Lisa Wingate, Diney Costeloe and Shirley Dickson, The Runaway Sisters is a tale of heartwrenching loss and uplifting courage. It’s a story about family, and the light that can be found in the dark clouds of war. What readers are saying about The Runaway Sisters: ‘Oh my word this book was totally brilliant. Right from the first chapter I was drawn into this story… This was at times an emotional read so keep the tissues handy.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Brought me to tears on several occasions… Grabbed me from the very first chapter, and I was hooked the whole way through the book, captivated by the wartime story… Not just a heartbreaking story but also heart-warming at times. It will definitely pull at your heartstrings and make you reach for your tissues!’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘OMG what can I say brilliant book – very emotional. Total engrossed… Would recommend to everyone.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Totally captivated my interests… Ann brought real life to these characters and made us cry and laugh and love and hurt so now I feel like I truly know them and don't want to just walk away.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘I loved reading this book, it draws you in and pulls at the heartstrings… Brilliant.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A heartbreaking story of heartache, and the courage to take chances and the determination to right wrongs. Extraordinary.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I couldn’t put this book down, read it in no time… Loved it, recommend it.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I loved this book so much I went out and purchased every other book Ann Bennett has… Written so well and got me totally caught up… I would recommend this story to anyone.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book captured my attention from the first and held it until the end. It brought tears to my eyes at times and smiles to my face at others. It was truly a great read… I still have tears writing this review.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A beautifully written story.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Had me completely absorbed… Emotional, packed with suspense, drama, romance, tension and much more. I could not put it down and it will be one of those books that stay with me for a long time after… A page-turning, heart-wrenching historical novel.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

The Yellow Duster Sisters

The Yellow Duster Sisters Book
Author : Susan Kennaway
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2012-07-05
ISBN : 1408822377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Two young girls struggle to make sense of their new world in this eccentric and compelling wartime memoir

A Sister s Courage the Victory Sisters Book 1

A Sister s Courage  the Victory Sisters  Book 1  Book
Author : Molly Green
Publisher : Avon Books
Release : 2020-01-21
ISBN : 9780008378424
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It's 1939 and the threat of war hangs over Britain... The most ambitious of three sisters, Lorraine 'Raine' Linfoot always dreamed of becoming a pilot. As a spirited seventeen-year-old, she persuades her hero Doug Williams to teach her to fly. When war breaks out in 1939, Raine is determined to put her skills to good use. She enlists in the Air Transport Auxiliary, becoming one of a handful of brave female pilots flying fighter planes to the men on the front line. Raine embraces the challenges of the job, despite its perils. But when Doug is reported missing after his Spitfire is shot down, she realises the war could tear apart not only her country, but also her heart... A gripping story of family, friendship and courage, perfect for fans of Natasha Lester, Lizzie Page and Call the Midwife.

Wartime Girls

Wartime Girls Book
Author : Anne Baker
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015-04-09
ISBN : 9781472212269
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Set in Liverpool during the Depression and the Blitz of the Second World War, Anne Baker's dramatic saga brings a close-knit community vividly to life. It is the day of the Grand National, 1933, when Susie Ingram's fiance, Danny, is killed in a tragic accident. In a cruel twist of Fate, Susie discovers she is carrying Danny's child and, shunned by his parents, she turns to her mother for support. Louise Ingram, widowed during the First World War, knows how hard it is to bring up a family alone, but with the help of her eldest daughter, Martha, who lives next door, they manage to survive. When little Rosie is born there is no doubt that she is Danny's daughter, but it is destined to take many more years of heartache before the two families are united again...

An Investigation of the Modernizing Role of the Maryknoll Sisters in China

An Investigation of the Modernizing Role of the Maryknoll Sisters in China Book
Author : Mary Ann Schintz
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1980
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download An Investigation of the Modernizing Role of the Maryknoll Sisters in China book written by Mary Ann Schintz, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Literature of the Great War Reconsidered

The Literature of the Great War Reconsidered Book
Author : P. Quinn,S. Trout
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2001-06-17
ISBN : 0230599893
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This definitive volume will profoundly alter our understanding of the literature of the Great War. New critical approaches have, over the last two decades, redefined the term 'war literature' and its cultural legacy. Consisting, in equal measure, of essays by male and female scholars (from several different countries), and devoted to both familiar and lesser-known works, this book presents the many faces of Great War literary study at the millennium.

The Wartime Years

The Wartime Years Book
Author : John Stanley
Publisher : Character-19
Release : 2020-06-20
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Why is it that just about every single one of us just loves a good old wallow in nostalgia? It’s probably as simple as when most of us look back we have a tendency to ‘accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative’. Then again as we get older, perhaps, there’s more to look back on, than to look forward to! However, a remembrance of things past is not just confined to old people hoping to recapture their lost youth, many younger people also cherish things from years ago – it might be retro design, fashion or a life that seemed somehow more exciting – in a slower kind of way. The idea of accentuating the good from times past is actually a line from an old Bing Crosby song, so that tells you that nostalgia has been around for a long time, but shows no sign of losing its appeal. There’s no chance that nostalgia is going to go out of fashion any time soon. They say that a picture’s worth a thousand words and so on that basis there’s about 100,000 words in what follows – that’s many more than most average books contain and more than enough to keep you entertained and informed about people, places, sights and history. During the early part of the World War II all places of entertainment were closed, but it soon changed when the government realised that it was important, under such testing circumstances, that everyone somehow tried to keep enjoying themselves. How Britain coped with war through the music, films, dancing and comedy is all here in this superbly illustrated book. It takes us on a journey through the six years of war with fantastic archive photographs that bring to life the faces, places and personalities that made these years so memorable. Global pandemics aside, we had hoped we shall never see such times again but it’s fascinating to see, and hear, what helped Britain to ‘keep smiling through’. This book tells a fascinating story of how the war kept people ‘smiling through’, with the likes of Vera Lynn, Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Dance Bands and many more. Life, especially today, seems to be moving ever faster, while constantly shifting and changing, which is perhaps why our own memories are so special, particularly when combined with a great photograph. Sometimes these thoughts are very intimate; at other times they are more of a shared, collective memory affecting how we view the world or momentous events.

Proceedings

Proceedings Book
Author : International Council of Nurses
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1922
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Proceedings book written by International Council of Nurses, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Sisters in War

Sisters in War Book
Author : Peg Trout
Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
Release : 2008-07
ISBN : 1598586459
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The women who served in the Army, Navy, Woman Marines, and CoastGuard during World War II ventured into a 'man's world'to stand shoulder to shoulder with them and perform the military duties that brought the war to its end. They were radio operators, aircraft mechanics, storekeepers, nurses, physical therapists, pilots, Link trainer operators, parachute packers, photographers, intelligence analysts, transportationand motor pool operators, and teletypists. They served in Europe, NorthAfrica, the Far East, and on Japanese-occupied islands in the Pacific. Some were killed, others were taken POW. They were not on the peripheries of the war - many were 'in up to the top of their GI boots' fulfilling their assigned duties, and all were extremely proud to contributetheir skills and support. Here are 53 stories of the nearly 400,000 women veterans who served in World War II. PEG TROUT is a native of a small farming town in northwestern Ohio. She joined the Navy upon graduation from highschool and served for seven years - three of those years during the Vietnam War. After being discharged, she earned aBachelor of Arts Degree in Education from San Diego State University, California, and a Master Degree of Education at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. She began teaching and coaching girl's school sports in 1984. She holds a Professional Certificate in Photography from the University of California, SanDiego. She is a member of the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc., Washington, D.C.;WAVESNational - Stars and Stripes of San Diego, California; American Legion Post #3, Findlay, Ohio; California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation andDance; and the North County Photographic Society, Encinitas, California. She lives and continues to teach in San Diego, California.

The Wartime Midwives

The Wartime Midwives Book
Author : Daisy Styles
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2019-05-16
ISBN : 1405936207
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A heartwarming and moving story of inspiring women set at the beginning of World War II - fans of Katie Flynn, Call the Midwife and Downton Abbey will LOVE this 'Heartwarming, beautifully written. A terrific page turner' 5***** Reader Review 'A lovely story built on courage and love. I couldn't put it down' 5***** Reader Review 'Tugged at my heartstrings and then some. Superbly written' 5***** Reader Review __________ In the dark days of war a new hope is born . . . 1939. Mary Vale, a grand and imposing Mother & Baby Home, sits on the edge of the Lake District. Its doors are open to unmarried women who come to hide their condition and find sanctuary. Women from all walks of life pass through Mary Vale, from beautiful waitress Emily, whose boyfriend has vanished without trace, to young Isla, cast out by her wealthy family after her first year at university goes horribly wrong. Awaiting them is Nurse Ada and Sister Anne who work tirelessly to aid the mothers and safely deliver the babies. But the unforgiving Matron and Head of Governors, Captain Percival, have other, more sinister, ideas. As war looms, the women at Mary Vale must pull together for the sake of themselves and their babies and Ada and Anne must help protect their patients, no matter what the cost. __________ 'This is her best yet. I devoured it in one sitting - It's a real page turner that will delight and tug at the heart strings of readers everywhere. Wonderful!' Fiona Ford 'A fantastic book. I loved the way the women stuck together' 5***** Reader Review 'A wonderful story full of warmth' 5***** Reader Review

A Wartime Nurse

A Wartime Nurse Book
Author : Maggie Hope
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2011-03-17
ISBN : 1446446611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As bombs begin to fall, her strength will be tested... A newly qualified nurse, Theda Wearmouth is delighted to gain a place at Newcastle Hospital. But the onset of war brings tragedy when her young soldier boyfriend is killed in action before he can make good on his promise to marry her. Broken-hearted, Theda finds herself re-assigned to a special unit of the hospital dealing with German prisoners of war. Her duty is clear. But will she be able to cope with nursing the very men her fiancé died fighting...? A gritty family saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Miner’s Girl and An Orphan’s Secret

Our Darkest Night

Our Darkest Night Book
Author : Jennifer Robson
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2021-01-05
ISBN : 1472280695
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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TO SAVE THOSE SHE LOVES, SHE MUST MAKE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE. In Our Darkest Night, internationally bestselling author of The Gown, Jennifer Robson, tells an unforgettable story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice, that vividly evokes the most perilous days of World War II. Inspired by true events. Perfect for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, The Child on Platform One by Gill Thompson and The Girl I Left Behind by Andie Newton. 'A tale of devastating simplicity and poignant sweetness' Kate Quinn 'A powerful, emotional, and unflinching story of love, sacrifice, and resilience' Chanel Cleeton 'Haunting and inspiring, heartbreaking and hopeful, this novel is unforgettable' Kristin Beck Venice, 1943: Under the Nazi occupation, life is increasingly perilous for Italian Jews. Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive - to leave her beloved parents and hide in the countryside, posing as the bride of a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until circumstances forced him to return home to run his family's farm. A moral and just man, he refuses to remain a bystander to Nazi and fascist atrocities. The only way to keep Nina safe - and protect secrets of his own - is to convince prying eyes that their sudden marriage is a love match. But farm life is not easy for a cultured city girl who dreams of becoming a doctor like her father, and Nico's provincial neighbours are wary of this soft, educated stranger. Even worse, their distrust is shared by a local Nazi official with a vendetta against Nico. As Nina and Nico come to know each other, their relationship deepens, transforming into much more than a charade. Yet both fear that every passing day brings them closer to being torn apart... Don't miss Jennifer's enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century - Queen Elizabeth's wedding gown - and the fascinating women who made it. Perfect for anyone who's captivated by The Crown, The Gown 'will dazzle and delight' (Independent).

Japan

Japan Book
Author : Nancy K. Stalker
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2018-08-14
ISBN : 0520962834
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Japan: History and Culture from Classical to Cool provides a historical account of Japan’s elite and popular cultures from premodern to modern periods. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship across numerous disciplines, Nancy K. Stalker presents the key historical themes, cultural trends, and religious developments throughout Japanese history. Focusing on everyday life and ordinary consumption, this is the first textbook of its kind to explore both imperial and colonial culture and offer expanded content on issues pertaining to gender and sexuality. Organized into fourteen chronological and thematic chapters, this text explores some of the most notable and engaging aspects of Japanese life and is well suited for undergraduate classroom use.

Cultivating Victory

Cultivating Victory Book
Author : Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant
Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
Release : 2013-04-20
ISBN : 0822978571
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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During the First and Second World Wars, food shortages reached critical levels in the Allied nations. The situation in England, which relied heavily on imports and faced German naval blockades, was particularly dire. Government campaigns were introduced in both Britain and the United States to recruit individuals to work on rural farms and to raise gardens in urban areas. These recruits were primarily women, who readily volunteered in what came to be known as Women’s Land Armies. Stirred by national propaganda campaigns and a sense of adventure, these women, eager to help in any way possible, worked tirelessly to help their nations grow “victory gardens” to win the war against hunger and fascism. In vacant lots, parks, backyards, between row houses, in flowerboxes, and on farms, groups of primarily urban, middle-class women cultivated vegetables along with a sense of personal pride and achievement. In Cultivating Victory, Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant presents a compelling study of the sea change brought about in politics, society, and gender roles by these wartime campaigns. As she demonstrates, the seeds of this transformation were sown years before the First World War by women suffragists and international women’s organizations. Gowdy-Wygant profiles the foundational organizations and significant individuals in Britain and America, such as Lady Gertrude Denman and Harriet Stanton Blatch, who directed the Women’s Land Armies and fought to leverage the wartime efforts of women to eventually win voting rights and garner new positions in the workforce and politics. In her original transnational history, Gowdy-Wygant compares and contrasts the outcomes of war in both nations as seen through changing gender roles and women’s ties to labor, agriculture, the home, and the environment. She sheds new light on the cultural legacies left by the Women’s Land Armies and their major role in shaping national and personal identities.

The Wartime Singers

The Wartime Singers Book
Author : Lesley Eames
Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
Release : 2021-07-08
ISBN : 1788545737
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Wartime Singers follows the lives of three women who strive to bring joy to the troops of World War One while battling their own hardships and heartaches.