Women, world war and permanent peace
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Published by J. J. Newbegin in San Francisco .
Written in English


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Statementby May Wright Sewall.
ContributionsSewall, May Wright, 1844-1920.
LC ClassificationsJX1931 1915
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6583925M
LC Control Number16002228

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War and Peace is a historical novel by Leo Tolstoy first published serially in – It depicts relationships between the Rostov, Bolkonsky, Bezukhov, and Kuragin families and follows their members as they fight in a war against Napoleon, marry, make and .   During World War II, black women who enlisted in the U.S. Army comprised the Women's Army Corps (WAC) th. In To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race, Brenda L. Moore tells the stories of the. Women, World War and Permanent Peace () Neither Dead Nor Sleeping () Other "Culture—Its Fruit and Its Price" Sewall also edited a woman's column for the Indianapolis Times. Honors and awards. In the U.S. government presented Sewall an award for her work in organizing the World's Congress of Representative Women at Chicago.   The Editor of Women of the Empire suggested that women’s contribution to the war effort would ‘mean a totally new world when peace once again holds sway the world over. It means an entire regeneration, not only of womanhood, but of manhood also, for you may be quite assured that the new woman will not rest satisfied with the old man.’.