TITLE

WOMEN IN WAR

AUTHOR(S)
Lynn, John A.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of women in war. The presence of these women helps explain the very existence of early modern European armies and the conduct of war. The tasks performed by camp women did include prostitution, but also traditional women's work like laundry, meal preparation and petty commerce, and even heavy camp labor, contemporary woodcuts often illustrate a soldier paired with a woman, who is usually bent under a heavier load than that borne by her male companion.
ACCESSION #
26504121

 

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