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Good girls, good food, good fun : the story of USO hostesses during World War II

Autor: Meghan K Winchell
Editorial: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Serie: Gender & American culture.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Throughout World War II, when Saturday nights came around, servicemen and hostesses happily forgot the war for a little while as they danced together in USO clubs, which served as havens of stability in a time of social, moral, and geographic upheaval. Meghan Winchell demonstrates that in addition to boosting soldier morale, the USO acted as an architect of the gender roles and sexual codes that shaped the "greatest  Leer más
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Género/Forma: History
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Winchell, Meghan K.
Good girls, good food, good fun.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008
(OCoLC)647430587
Tipo de material: Publicación gubernamental, Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Meghan K Winchell
ISBN: 9780807832370 0807832375
Número OCLC: 221141630
Notas: "A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Descripción: 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenido: To make the boys feel at home : senior hostesses and gendered citizenship --
The loveliest girls in the nation --
Wartime socializing --
Nice girls didn't, period : junior hostesses and sexual service --
Courtship and competition in the USO dance hall --
Conclusion --
Appendix : Interview/questionnaire template.
Título de la serie: Gender & American culture.
Responsabilidad: Meghan K. Winchell.
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