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Rosie and Mrs. America

Perceptions of Women in the 1930s and 1940s

Rosie and Mrs. America( )
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 Rosie and who was Mrs. America? They weren't specific individuals; rather, they were symbols that defined perceptions of women during the 1930s and 1940s. the jubilance of the previous decade--the Roaring Twenties--was silenced by the stock market crash of 1929. Now the Great Depression challenged women in their homes, as Mrs. America had to learn how to ''make do'' with less. and as men left for battle fronts, World War II propelled women to take their place in factories,...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Women
Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Popular Culture
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.49 x 10.2 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:1.51 Pounds

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