The concluding chapter pulls the themes in the book together by arguing that the wars, were critical to the empowerment of Jamaican women. The chapter indicates that Jamaican women were not the same in 1945 as they were in 1914 and the wars contributed greatly to the social shifts. This chapter also argues that Jamaican women as a collective were not indifferent to World Wars I and II, as many were either directly or indirectly involved with Jamaica’s efforts. Though their involvement is constructed as important to the Jamaican history and reality and should no longer be ignored when assessing factors that influenced the status of women in Jamaica during the twentieth century.
KeywordsJamaican History Jamaican Women soldiersSoldiers warfareWarfare Food productionFood Production
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