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Speck, Catherine, author.

Beyond the battlefield : women artists of the two world wars / Catherine Speck.

Additional Title(s):

Women artists of the two world wars

London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Reference Library
N9145 .S64 2014 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-266) and index.
"'Beyond the Battlefield' provides a fascinating account of female creativity in America, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand during the turbulent era of twentieth-century conflict, looking at women artists' unique portrayal of war on the front line, as well as their documentation of everyday life on the home front." -- front cover dust flap.
Subject Terms:
Women artists -- America -- 20th century.
Women artists -- Australia -- 20th century.
Women artists -- Canada -- 20th century.
Women artists -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Women artists -- New Zealand -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Art and the war.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.

  • Women on the home front in the First World War
  • Behind the front
  • War's end and its scarred land
  • Responding to yet another war
  • Women on the home front in the Second World War
  • Close encounters
  • Peace at last.