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Back to Home and Duty: Women Between the Wars, 1918-1939

1989 - History - Snippet view
Looks at the experiences of British women from all classes, debutantes to domestic servants, during the period between the wars, and discusses the impact of the "Back to the Home" movement
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Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II

Emily Yellin - 2010 - History - Limited preview
"Our women are serving actively in many ways in this war, and they are doing a grand job on both the fighting front and the home front." -- Eleanor Roosevelt, 1944 Our Mothers' War is a stunning and unprecedented portrait of women during World ...
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Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands of the 1940s

Sherrie Tucker - 2000 - Music - Limited preview
The forgotten history of the “all-girl” big bands of the World War II era takes center stage in Sherrie Tucker’s Swing Shift. American demand for swing skyrocketed with the onslaught of war as millions—isolated from loved ones—sought diversion ...
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Rosie the Riveter Revisited: Women, the War, and Social Change

Sherna Berger Gluck - 1988 - Social Science - Snippet view
Shares interviews with women who worked in defense plants in World War II and looks at their attitudes towards the feminist movement
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Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach

Gerrie Schipske - 2008 - History - Limited preview
During World War II, an unprecedented number of women took jobs at aircraft plants, shipyards, munitions factories, and other concerns across the nation to produce material essential to winning the war. Affectionately and collectively called ...
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Making War, Making Women: Femininity and Duty on the American Home Front ...

Melissa A. McEuen - 2011 - Social Science - Limited preview
Drawing on war propaganda, popular advertising, voluminous government records, and hundreds of letters and other accounts written by women in the 1940s, Melissa A. McEuen examines how extensively women's bodies and minds became "battlegrounds" in ...
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The home front and beyond: American women in the 1940s

Susan M. Hartmann - 1982 - Social Science - Snippet view
Describes the experiences of American women during World War II, examines their role in the military, industry, education, and politics, and discusses their legal rights and family life
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The British Home Front 1939-45

Martin Brayley - 2005 - History - Limited preview
Osprey's study of the British home front during World War II (1939-1945). The population of Britain was mobilized to support the war effort on a scale unseen in any other Western democracy - or in Nazi Germany. They endured long working shifts ...
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Farewell to Manzanar

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston - 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - Limited preview
The American-born author describes her family's experience and impressions when they were forced to relocate to a camp for the Japanese in Owens Valley, California, during World War II.
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Riveting and rationing in Dixie: Alabama women and the Second World War

Mary Martha Thomas - 1987 - History - Snippet view
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