The Resource Entangling Alliances : Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century, (electronic resource)

Entangling Alliances : Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century, (electronic resource)

Label
Entangling Alliances : Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century
Title
Entangling Alliances
Title remainder
Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout the twentieth century, American male soldiers returned home from wars with foreign-born wives in tow, often from allied but at times from enemy nations, resulting in a new, official category of immigrant: the "allied" war bride. These brides began to appear en masse after World War I, peaked after World War II, and persisted through the Korean and Vietnam Wars. GIs also met and married former "enemy" women under conditions of postwar occupation, although at times the US government banned such unions. In this comprehensive, complex history of war brides in 20th-century American histo
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.808835500973
Index
no index present
LC call number
U766 .Z45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Entangling Alliances : Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 "Cupid in the AEF": U.S. Soldiers and Women abroad in World War I; 2 "The Worst Kind of Women": Foreign War Brides in 1920s America; 3 GIs and Girls around the Globe: The Geopolitics of Sex and Marriage in World War II; 4 "Good Mothers": GI Brides after World War II; 5 Interracialism, Pluralism, and Civil Rights: War Bride Marriage in the 1940s and 1950s; 6 The Demise of the War Bride: Korea, Vietnam, and Beyond; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; About the Author
Control code
ocn779828438
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814797488
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt8jwdwf
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32964110
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)779828438
  • jstor0814797482

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