Wheelwright, Julie,: Amazons and Military Maids: Women Who Dressed as Men in Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness
Book Number: 0121426
Pandora, London, 1990. Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by the author, notes, selected biographies, selected bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with three inserts, of eight pages each, of black-and-white photographs or illustrations. Photographic paperback binding with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and black and red coloured titles to the back strip. "Drawing on memoirs, letters and diaries, this original and compelling work exposes the hidden history of women who chose to live, work and love as men. Amazons and Military Maids reveals further first time a long popular tradition of cross-dressing in Western culture, tracing this fascinating heroines from the height of their popularity in the 18th century to their re-emergence as the nation's pride and joy during the First World War." -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 205, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0044404948. ISBN/EAN: 9780044404941. Inventory No: 0121426. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order..