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The world split open : how the modern women's movement changed America

Author: Ruth Rosen
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2000.
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"Weaving together ten years of archival research and interviews, Rosen turns the complicated history of the women's movement into a compelling and coherent narrative. The World Split Open challenges us to understand how the women's movement has forever altered our lives and why the revolution is far from over. This history will attract men and women, entice educators and students, beguile movement veterans, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosen, Ruth.
World split open.
New York : Viking, 2000
(OCoLC)654959058
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Rosen
ISBN: 0670814628 9780670814626
OCLC Number: 42718285
Description: xxxii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The longest revolution --
pt. 1. Refugees from the fifties : Dawn of discontent ; Female generation gap --
pt. 2. Rebirth of feminism : Limits of liberalism ; Leaving the left --
pt. 3. Through the eyes of women : Hidden injuries of sex ; Passion and politics ; The politics of paranoia --
pt. 4. No end in sight : The proliferation of feminism ; Sisterhood to superwoman --
Beyond backlash.
Responsibility: Ruth Rosen.

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"Weaving together ten years of archival research and interviews, Rosen turns the complicated history of the women's movement into a compelling and coherent narrative. The World Split Open challenges us to understand how the women's movement has forever altered our lives and why the revolution is far from over. This history will attract men and women, entice educators and students, beguile movement veterans, and captivate those who came of age in the wake of this revolution."--Jacket.

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