Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, by Edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe

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D. (1993) Political Leaders in Weimar Germany: A Biographical Study (London: 1993). Stibbe, M. ed. (2009) Captivity, Forced Labour and Forced Migration during the First World War (London: 2009). ———╯(2010) Germany, 1914-1933: Politics, Society and Culture (Harlow: 2010). Thom, D. (1998) Nice Girls and Rude Girls. Women Workers in World War I (London: 1998). Ulrich, B. and Ziemann, B. eds. (1997) Krieg im Frieden: Die umkämpfte Erinnerung an den Ersten Weltkrieg (Frankfurt/M: 1997). Usborne, C.

What role did the women’s movement play in international reconciliation and the rehabilitation of defeated nations? And how did they respond to some of the challenges of the post-war years, such as the redrawing of national boundaries and the mass displacement of populations? The commonalities and differences in the role of women’s groups and individual activists in cultural demobilisation and remobilisation under circumstances of defeat and victory, national trauma or continued conflict identified by the contributors to this volume serve to challenge any remaining assumptions about a uniform, definitively “womanly” response to war.

Wilmers, A. (2008) Pazifismus in der internationalen Frauenbewegung (1914-1920): Handlungsspielräume, politische Konzeptionen und gesellschaftliche Auseinandersetzungen (Essen: 2008). Wingfield, N. M. and Bucur, M. eds. (2006) Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe (Bloomington and Indianapolis: 2006). Winter, J. (1995) Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (Cambridge: 1995). ———╯ (2010) “Demography”, in A Companion to World War I, ed. John Horne (Oxford: 2010) 248–62.

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