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

Author: Ruth Rosen
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Penguin pbkView all editions and formats
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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 : Penguin, 2001
(OCoLC)765775146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Rosen
ISBN: 0140097198 9780140097191
OCLC Number: 45694710
Description: xxxvi, 444 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 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 --
Epilogue: 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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