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Flappers and the New American Woman

Perceptions of Women from 1918 Through the 1920s

Flappers and the New American Woman( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Gourley, Catherine
Series title:Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Lerner Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95USD $38.60
Book Description:

Who was the flapper, and who was the New American Woman? They weren't specific individuals, but rather symbols that defined women in the early decades of the twentieth century. After the country had celebrated the end of World War I in 1918, the Flapper shocked society by flagrantly defying the traditional passive and gentile image of femininity. She danced the Charleston, doing so with bared knees, bobbed hair--and without a corset! the New American Woman also danced--though to a more...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Women
Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Popular Culture
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.38 x 10.21 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.51 Pounds

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