Gender and war in twentieth-century Eastern Europe

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .

Written in English

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  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.

Subjects:

  • Sex role -- Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern -- History, Military -- 20th century

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesGender and war in 20th century Eastern Europe
Statementedited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur.
SeriesIndiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
ContributionsWingfield, Nancy M., Bucur, Maria, 1968-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDJK48.5 .G46 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3413374M
ISBN 100253347319, 0253218446
LC Control Number2005029505

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