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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Donna B Knaff
|ISBN:||9780700618507 0700618503 9780700619665 0700619666|
|Description:||ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||"A queer mixture of feelings" : conflicting messages to women during the war --
From bathing suits to parachutes, or, "Don't call me Mac!" : OWI, ambivalence, and "women's" work --
"America will be as strong as her women" : femininity, masculinity, and the merging of the spheres --
"Does your sergeant know you're out?" : women's sexuality in wartime --
"Now, let's see your pass," or, Wonder Woman and the "Giant women army officers" : female power and authority as masculinity --
"Here's one job you men won't be asking back" : "reconversion" of masculinity at war's end --
"These girls are strong, bind them securely!" : World War II images of women in the postwar world.
|Series Title:||Culture America.|
|Responsibility:||Donna B. Knaff.|
"A vibrant and compelling narrative that confirms the centrality of sexuality to our understandings of the Second World War and illuminates the extraordinary possibilities of popular graphic art as a
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- Women -- Social conditions.
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