Women and Yugoslav Partisans

Women and Yugoslav Partisans

A History of World War II Resistance

Batinic, Jelena (Stanford University, California)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

This book focuses on one of the most remarkable phenomena of World War II: the mass participation of women, including numerous female combatants, in the communist-led Yugoslav Partisan resistance. Drawing on an array of sources, this study explores the history and postwar memory of the phenomenon.
Introduction; 1. 'To the people, she was a character from folk poetry': the party's mobilizing rhetoric; 2. The 'organized women': developing the AFW; 3. The heroic and the mundane: women in the units; 4. The personal as a site of party intervention: privacy and sexuality; 5. After the war was over: legacy; Concluding remarks.
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