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The World Split Open: How the Modern Women's Movement Changed Americaby Ruth Rosen
Synopses & Reviews
Rosen, a professor of history at University of California, Davis, takes readers on an unforgettable, lively journey through the last half of the 20th century, charting accomplishments and failures of the suffrage movement--which transformed families, business, politics, and society as a whole. b&w photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -394) and index.
Table of 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.
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