Divided Lives: American Women in the Twentieth Century

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Macmillan, May 13, 2008 - History - 330 pages

In this lively and informed exploration of women's lives in the larger context of U.S. social and political history, Rosalind Rosenberg shows how American traditions of federalism, racial and ethnic diversity, geographic mobility, and relative abundance have both aided and hindered women's strides toward equality.

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A solid and well-written, if analytically unexceptional, overview of the complex experience of modern American women. Attempting to unify conflicting theoretical approaches to woman's experience ... Read full review

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Rosalind Rosenberg is a professor of history at Barnard College and the author of Beyond Separate Spheres: Intellectual Roots of Modern Feminism and Changing the Subject: How the Women of Columbia Shaped the Way We Think About Sex and Politics.

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