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Fifties: A Women's Oral History

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Book News Annotation:

The author interviewed 92 women who were in their late teens to mid- 20s during the 1950s, and she uses extended quotes and life synopses to portray how women felt and acted during that decade. The first six chapters move chronologically through the phases of a woman's life, from college to marriage to motherhood; the second four chapters are about women who deviated from the norm in one way or another. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-230).

Table of Contents

Going all the way — Getting caught — Post-doc or paella? — Mrs. Someone — The motherhood drift — Living the dream — Something to fall back on? — Swimming upstream — The silence — Which side are you on? — Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060162795
Subtitle:
(a women's oral history )
Author:
Harvey, Brett
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
United States Social life and customs 1945-1970.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 229-230.
Series Volume:
870-1-25
Publication Date:
c1993
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxi, 230 p.

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