International Development, Community, and Environment

Title

Gallipoli, the Somme and the Hague: Feminist Reflections on the Myriad Wars of the First World War

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The article discusses several lessons to be learned from feminist analysis of the First World War as depicted in the 1981 Australian feature film "Gallipoli." It mentions that the film in its aftermaths deliver a message to pay close attention to the ways in which women's suffrage campaigns were implicated in the War and in militarism. Also discussed are the aftermaths of the War such as the Japanese colonialism in Korea, anti-colonial nationalism in Egypt and consolidation of Turkish Republic.

Publication Title

European Journal of Women's Studies

Publication Date

1-1-2014

Volume

21

Issue

3

First Page

299

Last Page

303

ISSN

1350-5068

DOI

10.1177/1350506814529629b

Keywords

feminism, feminist criticism, World War I, suffrage, militarism, colonies, Gallipoli, film, films, mergers and acquisitions, Peter Weir

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Film and Media Studies | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology

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