Disloyal Mothers and Scurrilous Citizens (Hardcover)

Women and Subversion During World War I

By Kathleen Kennedy

Indiana University Press, 9780253335654, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 1999

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Kennedy's unique study explores the arrests, trials, and defenses of women charged under the Wartime Emergency Laws passed soon after the U.S. entered WWI. These trials became important arenas in which women's relationships and obligations to national security were contested and defined.

About the Author

Kathleen Kennedy is Assistant Professor of History and Director of Women's Studies at Western Washington University. She has published in the Journal of Women's History, Mid America, and Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies.