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The young Oxford history of women in the United States

Author: Nancy F Cott
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994-1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses personal stories and primary source material to focus on the changes in the lives of American women of all ethnic and economic backgrounds and to discuss the variety and importance of their experiences.

Discusses the role of women during World War II and in the postwar years of both expanding and contracting opportunities for them, as many sought their rightful place as full American citizens.

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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Littérature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young Oxford history of women in the United States.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994-1995
(OCoLC)765729870
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy F Cott
ISBN: 0195081420 9780195081428 0195088301 9780195088304 0195088298 9780195088298 0195123980 9780195123982 0195080157 9780195080155 0195081250 9780195081251 0195082028 9780195082029 0195081102 9780195081107 0195080467 9780195080469 0195081110 9780195081114 0195080637 9780195080636 0195083253 9780195083255 9780195080841 019508084X
OCLC Number: 31520347
Description: 11 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. The tried and the true / John Demos --
v. 2. The colonial mosaic / Jane Kamensky --
v. 3. The limits of independence / Marylynn Salmon --
v. 4. Breaking new ground / Michael Goldberg --
v. 5. An unfinished battle / Harriet Sigerman --
v. 6. Laborers for liberty / Harriet Sigerman --
v. 7. New paths to power / Karen Manners Smith --
v. 8. From ballots to breadlines / Sarah Deutsch --
v. 9. Pushing the limits / Elaine Tyler May --
v. 10. The road to equality / William Chafe --
v. 11. Biographical supplement and index / Harriet Sigerman.
Responsibility: Nancy F. Cott, general editor.

Abstract:

Uses personal stories and primary source material to focus on the changes in the lives of American women of all ethnic and economic backgrounds and to discuss the variety and importance of their experiences.

Discusses the role of women during World War II and in the postwar years of both expanding and contracting opportunities for them, as many sought their rightful place as full American citizens.

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