Arms and the Woman

Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

Margaret Poulos


A picture of phalangist youth in a 1937 Neolaia article entitled 'New spirit—New directions—New housekeeping in our children's education', which emphasised the role of mothers as 'leaders in the home, guardians of tradition, and breeders of new healthy fighters for the nation'.

Metaxas Collection, Old Parliament House Archive, Athens, Greece

Phalangist youth, in "Neolaia," 1937.