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Hell Hath No Fury
True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross

Hell Hath No Fury
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Category: Social Science - Women's Studies; History - World
Imprint: Broadway Books
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: February 2008
Price: $23.00
Can. Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-34637-7 (0-307-34637-4)
Pages: 416
Also available as an eBook.



 
HELL HATH NO FURY fills a significant gap in the way we look at women's contributions and role in war. These compelling biographical essays give an in-depth sense of the widely different ways in which women across all cultures have participated in war--from the front lines to the the medical tents, in the air and on the sea, on the airwaves and as spies--and many roles in between.

Women have been involved in war as active participants from ancient times to today. They have been political leaders (Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi); combatants (Artemesia of Halicarnassus, Lady Mary Bankes); spies (Vera Atkins, Ruth Beurton); diplomats (Nguyen Thi Binh, Condoleezza Rice); they have been involved with entertainment/propaganda (Dame Laura Knight, Jane Fonda) and torture (Dorothea Binz, Gerda Quernheim).

HELL HATH NO FURY groups these women--and many whose names have been forgotten--into sections for easy reference; within each section individual women are presented alphabetically. The book will ultimately introduce to students a gallery of women who have taken action, and who have challenged society's preconceived notions of womanhood.



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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 
ROSALIND MILES, Ph.D., author of Who Cooked the Last Supper?, is a critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling writer, a lecturer and a BBC broadcaster. Military historian ROBIN CROSS is the #1 bestselling author of more than thirty books, a Gulf War reporter, and a former advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence.





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