Marching as to War: Personal Narratives of African American Women’s Experiences in the Gulf Wars
Georgia Southern University faculty member Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas authored Marching as to War: Personal Narratives of African American Women’s Experiences in the Gulf Wars.
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Book Summary:Since the American Revolution, African American women have served in every U.S. military conflict. Despite this dedicated service to their country, very little empirical research has been published regarding African American servicewomen, including those who have served in the Gulf Wars. Seen through the eyes of eleven African American servicewomen, this book explores issues such as health care, child care, sexism/sexual harassment, racism, religion, military promotions/career advancement, and serving in combat zones. Their stories illuminate the types of professional, sociological, and interpersonal experiences black servicewomen have encountered during their time in the Gulf Wars.
To learn more about Marching as to War, check out Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas' blog post at http://rhetoricraceandreligion.blogspot.com/2014/05/stories-that-must-be-told-sharing.html.
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