TITLE

Nadezhda Durova served gallantly in the Russian cavalry -- then embarked on a literary career

AUTHOR(S)
Kamenir, Victor
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Nadezhda Durova, a volunteer in the Polish Lancer Regiment of the Russian Army in 1807. Family background; Life in the army; Revelation of identity; Career change.
ACCESSION #
12195622

 

Related Articles

  • Not all stories of history's women warriors ended in martyrdom. Guttman, Jon // Military History;Apr2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p6 

    Focuses on women warriors in military history. Women who fought for Russia in the 20th century; Information on the martyrdom of Joan of Arc; Details of the death of 19th-century fighter Nadezhda Durova.

  • NADEZHDA DUROVA: RUSSIA'S CAVALRY MAID. Heldt, Barbara // History Today;Feb83, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p24 

    Reveals the story of Nadezhda Durova who assumed the identity of a male by being a Russian soldier in 1806. Details of her enlistment in the military; Her family background; Information on her memoirs.

  • Women in American military history, 1776-1918. Small, Stephen C. // Military Review;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p101 

    Highlights the participation of women in American military history, from 1776-1918. Condition of women during the Revolutionary War; Factors that made the inclusion of women in the United States Army; Role of women nurses during World War I.

  • DIARY OF A DEVOTED CHILD: NADEZHDA DUROVA'S SELF-PRESENTATION IN THE CAVALRY MAIDEN. Renner-Fahey, Ona // Slavic & East European Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p189 

    The article focuses on the diary "The Cavalry Maiden," by Nadezhda Durova. It notes that Durova is a literary individual who leave home when she was 19 years old and who became a cadet and an officer in the Russian cavalry. The author mentions that the person who influenced Durova to record...

  • The Cavalry Maid (Book). Fowler, Rena; Rawlinson, Nora // Library Journal;7/1/1988, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p74 

    Reviews the books 'The Cavalry Maid: The Memoirs of a Woman Soldier of 1812' and 'The Cavalry Maiden,' by Nadezhda Durova.

  • COMING OUT OF HIS CLOSET: FEMALE FRIENDSHIPS, AMAZONKI AND THE MASQUERADE IN THE PROSE OF NADEZHDA DUROVA. Marsh-Flores, Ann // Slavic & East European Journal;Winter2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p609 

    Examines the masquerade in the prose of Russian female warrior Nadezhda Durova. Description of Durova's masquerade in her prose; Childhood experiences of Durova; Overview of the "Nurmeka," a romantic tale of Russia's Eastern empire.

  • THE LORDS OF THE ATLAS SUBMIT. Price, G. Ward // Saturday Evening Post;11/10/1934, Vol. 207 Issue 19, p8 

    Traces the history of the French Foreign Legion. Popularity of the Legion in the U.S. and Great Britain; Founder of the Legion; Members of the Legion; Military operations of the Legion; Goals of the Legion.

  • THE AMERICAN HOPLITE. Warnock, Jr., Michael T. // Infantry;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p43 

    The article examines the similarities that exist between the hoplite of ancient Greece and the modern U.S. Infantry soldier. It says that geography, culture and more than 2,000 years of history separate the Greek hoplite and U.S. Infantry soldier, and they are said to represent the alpha and...

  • MODULAR FORCE DESIGN INCLUDES TRADITIONAL NUMERICAL DESIGNATIONS.  // Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p53 

    The article presents information related to the final modular force design developed for the army which includes unit designations that preserve the historic lineages of many of its active component regiments and divisions. The army had used some terms like unit of employment and unit of action...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics