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British Women of the Eastern Front: War, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

Angela K. Smith

Abstract

This book explores the experiences and contributions of British women performing various kinds of active service across the Eastern Front in Serbia, Russia and Romania during the First World War. The book is roughly chronological, but also examines related themes such as gender, nationality and legacy. Upon the outbreak of the War in 1914, rejected by the British military, surprising numbers of British women went to work for the allied armies in the East. The book considers their experiences before and after the fall of Serbia in 1915. Other women were caught in Russia and remained there to of ... More

Keywords: War, Women’s/Gender history, Life writing/travel writing, British Culture, Imperialism, literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719096181
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719096181.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angela K. Smith, author
Plymouth University