Women in Modern America

Women in Modern America

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Investigate the ways in which notions of gender difference have changed over time with WOMEN IN MODERN AMERICA. This book examines the broad themes that have shaped women's experiences in the United States from 1890 to the present day, as well as how a wide variety of women have both created and responded to shifting, often controversial cultural, political, and social roles.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 8mm | 381.02g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0155063502
  • 9780155063501

Table of contents

1. The Emergence of the Modern American Woman, 1890. 2. Organizers and Innovators: Reformists, Feminists, Union Leaders, and Suffragists, 1890-1920. 3. Freedom and Disillusionment, The 1920s. 4. Women in the Depression and War Era, 1930-1945. 5. A Conservative Era, 1945-1960. 6. Progress and Backlash, The 1960s and 1970s. 7. The Third Wave, 1980-2004. Bibliography. Photo Credits. Index.
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1. The Emergence of the Modern American Woman, 1890. 2. Organizers and Innovators: Reformists, Feminists, Union Leaders, and Suffragists, 1890-1920. 3. Freedom and Disillusionment, The 1920s. 4. Women in the Depression and War Era, 1930-1945. 5. A Conservative Era, 1945-1960. 6. Progress and Backlash, The 1960s and 1970s. 7. The Third Wave, 1980-2004. Bibliography. Photo Credits. Index.
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