Women, War and Society, 1914-1918

Women, War and Society, 1914-1918

The First World War had a revolutionary and permanent impact on the personal, social and professional lives of all women. Their essential contributionto the war in Europe is fully documented in this definitive collection of primary source materials sourced from the Imperial War Museum, London.Researchers can study themes such as the day-to-day life in wartime hospitals, women’s activities in Canada, Australia, South Africa and other regionsof the world, as well as review the numerous accounts of hardship, heroism and loyalty. Included are documents from the Air Ministry, the BritishRefugees from Turkey Fund, Daily Express Scheme, First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, Ilford Women’s War Help Society, League of Mercy and War Fund,Mine Sweepers’ Fund, New Zealand War Contingent Association, Purple Cross Service, Razors Fund, Russian Relief Fund, Silver Thimble Fund, andSouth African Hospital and Comforts Fund and many other organisations.

Original Microform Title: Partly based on A Change in Attitude: Women, War and Society, 1914-1918Originally published as a digital collection of the same name.

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