This Working Day World

This Working Day World : Women's Lives and Cultures in Britain, 1914-45

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This is a collection of essays on aspects of British women's lives in the period 1914-1945. Concentrating on women's activities in many different areas ranging from teacher training colleges to women's institutes; the BBC artiste's group to political militancy. "This Working Day World" presents a women's cultural history that is a kaleidoscope of sub-cultures, covering art, fiction, medicine, political racialism and the personal lives of women.show more

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  • Hardback | 209 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 19.05mm | 526g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748401075
  • 9780748401079

About Sybil Oldfield

Oldfield; Sybil University of Sussex, Brighton, UK,show more

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Part 1 Social history: jam and Jerusalem - the acceptable face of feminism? Maggie Morgan; the culture of femininity in women's teacher training colleges 1914-1945, Elizabeth Edwards. Part 2 Political history: women in the British Union of Fascists, 1932-1940, Martin Durham; an Austrian refugee in wartime Manchester, Hanna Behrend. Part 3 Cultural history: ...A Fair Field and No Favour?... - women artists working in Britain between the wars, Katy Deepwell; Chloe, Olivia, Isabel,show more

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