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Work or Fight! - Race, Gender, and the Draft in World War One

Autor: Shenk, G.
Shenk, Gerald

Editorial: Palgrave Macmillan

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Work or Fight! - Race, Gender, and the Draft in World War One :

During World War I, the US demanded that all able-bodied adult men "work or fight." But fighting was mostly assigned to single white men who were not engaged in "productive" work. White men who were proper husbands and fathers, owned property, or worked at approved jobs, and who participated in civic activities, had the full benefits of citizenship without fighting. Women, men of color, and poor white men were often barred from achieving these benefits. This book uses the records of local draft boards and state draft officials in Georgia, New Jersey, Illinois, and California to tell the stories of men and women whose lives were touched by the Selective Service System.
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Ciencias Sociales   Anthropology
History & Geography   Military

ISBN 13:9781403961778
ISBN 10:1403961778
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:208
Tamaño:9.00" l x 6.00" w x 0.48" h
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